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Martin Peter Jurkat

Martin Peter Jurkat, American mathematician, statistician, management educator. Member Association Computing Machinery.


  • Jurkat, Martin Peter was born on July 23, 1935 in Berlin. Came to United States, 1946, naturalized, 1951. Son of Ernest Herman and Dorothy (Bergas) Jurkat.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Mathematics and Statistics with honors, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, 1957. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1972.


    • Programmer Burroughs Corporation Research Laboratory, Paoli, Pennsylvania, 1960-1961. Senior program analyst ITT Corporation, Paramus, New Jersey, 1961-1964. Director Center Municipal Studies and Services Stevens Institute of Technology, 1975-1977, chief transportation analysis division Davidson Laboratory, 1964-1975, Alexander Crombie Humphreys professor management science, 1979—2001.

      Consultant Tank-Automotive Development Command, United States Army, 1975-1988, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1995-2001, Lucent, 1996-2001. Director Cause project National Science Foundation, 1978-1981.


    • Co-author: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization Reference Mobility Model, 1980. Author studies, reports on mobility, transportation, human factors, mathematics education.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Society of Friends


    Member Association Computing Machinery.


    • Married Mayme Porter, May 31, 1958. Children: Martin Alexander, Susanna, Maria.
    • father: Ernest Herman Jurkat
    • mother: Dorothy (Bergas) Jurkat
    • spouse: Mayme Porter
    • children: Martin Alexander Jurkat
    • Susanna Jurkat
    • Maria Jurkat
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    Born July 23, 1935
    • 1957
      Swarthmore College
    • 1961
      University North Carolina
    • 1972
      Stevens Institute of Technology
    • 1960 - 1961
      Programmer Burroughs Corporation Research Laboratory
      Paoli, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1961 - 1964
      senior, program analyst International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation Corporation
      Paramus, New Jersey, United States
    • 1964 - 1975
      director, Center Municipal Studies and Services Stevens Institute of Technology
    • 1975 - 1977
      director, Center Municipal Studies and Services Stevens Institute of Technology