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consultant , mathematics professor

Alfred Washington Hales, American Mathematics educator, consultant. Board trustees Mathematics Science Research Institute, Berkeley, since 1995. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics (Polya prize in combinatorics 1972), Sigma Xi.

Background

Hales, Alfred Washington was born on November 30, 1938 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Raleigh Stanton and Gwendolen (Washington) Hales.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, 1962.

Career

National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow, Cambridge U., England, 1962-1963;Benjamin Peirce instructor, Harvard University, 1963-1966;faculty member, University of California at Los Angeles, 1966-1992;professor mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973-1992;professor emeritus, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1992;director, Institute Defense Analyses, Center Communications Research, La Jolla, California, since 1992. Consultant Jet Propulsion Laboratory, La Canada, California, 1966-1970, Institute for Def.Analyses, Princeton, New Jersey and LaJolla, California, 1964-1965, 76, 79-92. Visiting lecturer U. Washington, Seattle, 1970-1971.

Visiting member U. Warwick Mathematics Institute, Coventry, England, 1977-1978, Mathematics Science Research Institute, Berkeley, 1986-1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Shift Register Sequences, 1967, 82. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board trustees Mathematics Science Research Institute, Berkeley, 1995—1999. Board trustees, chair Institute Pure & Applied Maths.UCLA, since 2010. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics (Polya prize in combinatorics 1972), Pasadena Badminton Club, Sigma Xi, American Association Advancement Sciences(fellow, 2009).

Connections

Married Virginia Dart Greene, July 7, 1962. Children– Andrew Stanton, Lisa Ruth, Katherine Washington.

father:
Raleigh Stanton Hales

mother:
Gwendolen (Washington) Hales

spouse:
Virginia Dart Greene

child:
Andrew Stanton Hales

child:
Lisa Ruth Hales

child:
Katherine Washington Hales