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educator , Mathematician

Fred Stephen Roberts, American Mathematician, educator.

Background

Roberts, Fred Stephen was born on June 19, 1943 in New York City. Son of Louis and Frances (Lindner) Roberts.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1964; Master of Science, Stanford University, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1968.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1968; with staff, The Research and Development Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1968-1971; fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1971-1972; associate professor mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1972-1976; professor mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1976-1981; professor II mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1981; director Center for Operations Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1982-1983; associate director Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1989-1992; director Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1992. Consultant Organisation for Economics Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1972-1973, The Research and Development Corporation, 1972-1973, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Champaign, Illinois, 1974, Social Engineering Technology, Westwood, California, 1975, Institute for Gas Technology, Chicago, 1979-1982. Visiting professor operations research Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1979-1980.

Visiting scientist American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1986-1988. Robert G. Stone visiting professor Northeastern U., Boston, since 1990.

Works

Membership

Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association, American, Operations Research Society American, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (secretary 1977-1981, vice president 1984-1987), Conference Board Mathematics Sciences (lecturer research conference 1977, member county 1981-1982), Consortium forMath. and its Applications (member county since 1980), Societal Institute for the Mathematics Sciences (board directors 1983-1992, secretary 1987-1992), Society for Mathematics Psychology, Classification Society North America.

Connections

Married Helen Miriam Marcus, June 25, 1972. Children: Sarah, David.

father:
Louis Roberts

mother:
Frances (Lindner) Roberts

spouse:
Helen Miriam Marcus

children:
Sarah Roberts

David Roberts