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Herman Heine Heine Goldstine

Herman GOLDSTINE, American mathematician. Medal of Science and other honours. Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton since 1952; N.A.S., American Philosophical Society, American Academy, of Arts and Sciences, American Mathematics Society, Academic Committee, Annenberg Research Institute since 1987, Board National Constitution Center 1987-1990.

Background

  • Goldstine, Herman Heine was born on September 13, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Isaac Oscar and Bessie (Lipsey) Goldstine.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1933. Master of Science, University Chicago, 1934. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1936.

      Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa (honorary), University Lund, Sweden, 1974. Doctor of Science (honorary), Amherst College, 1978. Doctor of Science (honorary), Adelphi University, 1978.

      Doctor of Science (honorary), Rutgers University, 1994.

    Career

    • Research assistant University Chicago, 1937—1937, instructor, 1937—1939, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1939—1942, assistant professor, 1942—1950. Associate project director electronic computer project Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, 1946—1955, acting project director, 1954—1957, permanent member, 1952—2004. Director mathematics science department International Business Machines Corporation Research, 1960—1965.

      Director science development International Business Machines Corporation Data Processing Headquarters, White Plains, 1965—1967. Consultant to director research International Business Machines Corporation, 1967—1969, fellow, 1969—2004. Executive officer American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1984—1997.

      Head electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer Project United States Army. Officer in charge of sub-station Aberdeen Proving Grounds, University Pennsylvania, 1942—1946. Consultant various government and military agencies, 1946—1984.

      Lieutenant colonel United States Army, World World War II.

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    Membership

    Board directors National Construction Center, 1987—1990. Trustee Hampshire College, 1969—1977, University Pennsylvania Press, from 1985. Member advisory coun. history of science program Princeton University, 1982—1987.

    Member visiting committee physical science division University Chicago, 1976—1986. Member committee Annenberg Research Institute, 1987—1991. Board directors Glaucoma Service Foundation to Prevent Blindness, from 1989.

    Member of National Academy of Sciences, College Physicians Philadelphia, Mathematics Association American, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Philosophical Society (Ben Franklin medal), American Mathematics Society, Union League, Century Association, Phi Beta Kappa (book award in science 1973).

    Connections

    • Married Adele Katz, September 15, 1941 (deceased 1964). Children: Madlen, Jonathan. Married Ellen Watson, January 8, 1966.
    • father: Isaac Oscar Goldstine
    • mother: Bessie (Lipsey) Goldstine
    • spouses: Adele Katz
    • Ellen Watson
    • children: Madlen Goldstine
    • Jonathan Goldstine
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    Born September 13, 1913
    Died June 16, 2004
    (aged 90)
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    • 1933
      University Chicago
    • 1934
      University Chicago
    • 1936
      University Chicago
    • 1974
      University Lund
    • 1978
      Amherst College
    • 1978
      Adelphi University
    • 1994
      Rutgers University
    • 1939 - 1942
      Research assistant, University Chicago
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1946 - 1955
      associate, project director electronic computer project Institute Advanced Study
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1960 - 1965
      director, mathematics science department International Business Machines Corporation Research
    • 1965 - 1967
      director, science development International Business Machines Corporation Data Processing Headquarters
      White Plains, New York, United States
    • 1984 - 1997
      executive, officer American Philosophical Society
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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      • Author: Author: The Computer from Pascal to vonNeumann, 1972, New and Full Moons 1001 British Columbia to A.D. 1651, 1973, A History of Numerical Analysis from the 16th through the 19th century, 1977, A History of the Calculus of Variations from the 17th through the 19th Century, 1980. Editor: Mathematical Papers of John I and James I Bernouilli, 1988, Die Streitschriften von Jacob und Johann Bernouilli, 1991.
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