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Alan Curtiss Tucker, American mathematics professor. Georgia University Consortium Distinguished Visitor, 1982; National Science Foundation grantee, 1972-1986.


Tucker, Alan Curtiss was born on July 6, 1943 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Albert William and Alice Judson (Curtiss) W.


Bachelor, Harvard University, 1965. Master of Science, Stanford University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1969.


Assistant professor applied mathematics, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1970-1973;associate professor applied mathematics, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1973-1978;professor applied mathematics, chairman, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1978-1989;State University of New York Distinguished Teaching professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, since 1989. Visiting assistant professor mathematics University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1969-1970. Visiting associate professor computer science University of California, San Diego, 1976-1977.

Visiting professor operations research Stanford University, 1983-1984. Consultant Sloan Foundation, 1981-1985. Academic consultant 40 colleges universities.



Fellow American Association Advisory Science. Member Mathematics Association American (chairman publications 1982-1986, editor Studies in Mathematics series 1979-1986, vice president 1988-1990, chairman educational council 1990-1996, Distinguished Teacher award 1994, Trevor Evans award 1996, Meritorious Service award 2005), United States Commission Mathematics Instruction, American Mathematics Society, Operations Research Society of America, Society Industrial Applied Mathematics, Sigma Xi (chapter president since 1987).


Married Amanda Almira Zeisler, August 31, 1968 (divorced 1997). Children: Lisa, Kathryn, Edward, James. Married Ann K. Hong, February 16, 1997.

Albert William W.

Alice Judson (Curtiss) W.

Amanda Almira Zeisler

Ann K. Hong

Lisa Tucker

Kathryn Tucker

Edward Tucker

James Tucker