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educator , mathematician , University administrator

Ettore Ferrari Infante, American Mathematician, educator, university administrator. Grantee National Science Foundation, 1967-1984, Office Naval Research, 1968-1979, Army Research Office,1967-1982, Center National Recherche Scientifique, France, 1972-1973; Ford Foundation fellow, 1964-1965.


Infante, Ettore Ferrari was born on August 20, 1938 in Modena, Italy. Came to the United States, 1954. Son of Ferdinando Bassani and Cecilia (Ferrari) Infante.


Bachelor, University Texas, 1958. Bachelor of Science, University Texas, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1962.

Master of Arts (honorary), Brown University, 1968.


Assistant professor, University Texas, Austin, 1962-1965;assistant professor, Brown U., Providence, 1964-1968;associate professor, Brown U., Providence, 1968-1972;professor, Brown U., Providence, 1972-1984;division director mathematics and computer science, National Science Foundation, Washington, 1981-1984;professor mathematics, dean Institute Technology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1984-1991;senior vice president for academic affairs, provost, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1991-1996;professor mathematics, dean College Arts and Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, since 1997. Consultant Humble Oil & Refining Company, Houston, 1962-1964, National Science Foundation, 1980-1981, various research organizations universities, since 1964.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


Fellow American Academy Mechanics. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (council 1980-1982, trustee 1985-1991, distinguished speaker 1966-1968), American Mathematics Society.


Married Trudi C. Miller. Children: Cecilia Ann, Michael Gregory.

Ferdinando Bassani Infante

Cecilia (Ferrari) Infante

Trudi C. Miller

Cecilia Ann Infante

Michael Gregory Infante