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Morton J. Hellman

Morton J. Hellman, American mathematician, educator. Recipient Outstanding Teacher award Newark Rutgers University, 1966; National Science Foundation grantee, 1979-1980.

Background

  • Hellman, Morton J. was born on January 28, 1918 in New York City. Son of Jacob and Bess (Frank) Hellman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, College City New York, 1938, Master of Science, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy., New York University, 1954. Married Martha Dorothea Kaufman, December 31, 1942.

    Career

    • Member faculty Newark College Arts and Sciences, Rutgers State University, 1946-1966, associate professor, 1958-1965, professor, 1965-1966. Professor mathematics Long Island U., Brooklyn, 1966-1980, department chairman, 1966-1979, director National Science Foundation cooperative college-school science program grant, 1972-1973, director National Science Foundation pre-college teacher development in science project grant, 1978-1979.

    Works

    • Author: College Algebra, 1956, review edit., 1963. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member faculty Newark College Arts and Sciences, Rutgers State University, 1946-1966, associate professor, 1958-1965, professor, 1965-1966. Member American Association of University Professors, American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American (vice chairman metropolitan New York section 1969-1971, chairman 1971-1973), National Council Teachers Mathematics Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Children: Paul Victor, Charles David, George Edward.
    • father: Jacob Hellman
    • mother: Bess (Frank) Hellman
    • children: Paul Victor Hellman
    • Charles David Hellman
    • George Edward Hellman
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    Born January 28, 1918
    Died October 15, 1980
    (aged 62)
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