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Dean , mathematics professor

Edward Barry Saff, American mathematics professor, dean. Recipient Chancellor's Research award, Vanderbilt University, 2005; fellow, Fulbright Foundation, 1968-1969, Guggenheim Foundation, 1978; grantee, National Science Foundation, 1970-1972, since 1980. Member of Mathematics Association American, American Mathematics Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Saff, Edward Barry was born on January 2, 1944 in New York City. Son of Irving H. and Rose (Koslow) Saff.

Education

Bachelor of Science with highest honors, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor University Maryland, 1968. Post-doctoral researcher Imperial College, London, 1968-1969. From assistant professor to associate professor mathematics University São Paolo.

Florida, 1969—1976, professor, 1976-1986, distinguished research professor, 1986—2001, director Center Mathematics Services, 1978-1983, director Institute Constructive Mathematics 1985—2001, director Center Constructive Approximation, since 2001. Executive dean College Arts and Science Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 2004—2007. Senior visiting fellow Oxford University, 1978.

Honorary professor Zhejiang Normal University.

Works

Membership

Member of Mathematics Association American, American Mathematics Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Loretta Singer, July 3, 1966. Children: Lisa Jill, Tracy Karen, Alison Michelle.

father:
Irving H. Saff

mother:
Rose (Koslow) Saff

spouse:
Loretta Singer

children:
Lisa Jill Saff

Tracy Karen Saff

Alison Michelle Saff