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mathematics professor , researcher

Andrew French Acker, III, American mathematics professor, researcher. Achievements include contributions to the analytical treatment of free boundary problems in elliptic partial differential equations, especially flow-surface and flow-interface problems in fluid dynamics, with emphasis on the existence, uniqueness, convexity and geometry of solutions; development of operator methods for successive approximation of free boundaries.

Background

III, Andrew French Acker, was born on May 9, 1943 in New London, Connecticut, United States. Son of Andrew French Junior and Miriam Luce (Woodhull) A.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Union College, Schenectady, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1972. Prof Dr, Karlsruhe University, Germany, 1982.

Career

Lecturer Boston University, 1969-1972. Assistant professor Louisiana State University, New Orleans, 1972-1973. Assistant University Karlsruhe, 1973-1983.

Associate professor mathematics Iowa State University, Ames, 1983-1987, Wichita (Kansas) State University, 1987-1991, professor, since 1991. Guest researcher University Heidelberg, Germany, summer 1987.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contributions to the analytical treatment of free boundary problems in elliptic partial differential equations, especially flow-surface and flow-interface problems in fluid dynamics, with emphasis on the existence, uniqueness, convexity and geometry of solutions. Development of operator methods for successive approximation of free boundaries.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to mathematics journals.

Membership

Member American Mathematics Society, Sigma Xi, Pi Mu Epsilon.

Connections

Children: Denise, Marcella, Joseph, Laurel. Married Melissa Ann Stanton, August 10, 1991. Children: Michael, Christian.

father:
Andrew French A. Junior

mother:
Miriam Luce (Woodhull) A.

spouse:
Melissa Ann Stanton

child:
Denise III

child:
Marcella III

child:
Joseph III

child:
Laurel III

child:
Michael III

child:
Christian III