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Mathematics educator

John Adolph Nohel, American mathematics educator. Fulbright Foundation senior research fellow, 1991-1992, research fellow Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Paris, 1965-1966. With United States Navy, 1943-1946, PTO. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Mathematics Society, Society Indiana applied Mathematics (trustee 1978-1984).

Background

Nohel, John Adolph was born on October 24, 1924 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Son of Arthur John and Irene Helen (Hönig) Nohel.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, George Washington University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953.

Career

Assistant, instructor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1948-1953. From assistant professor to professor Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1953-1961. Associate professor mathematics University Wisconsin, Madison, 1961-1964, professor mathematics, 1964-1991, chair department mathematics, 1968-1970, emeritus professor mathematics, since 1991.

Honorary member Forschungs Institute of Mathematics, E.T.H., Zurich, Switzerland, since 1991. Director Mathematics Research Center, University Wisconsin, 1979-1990.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1943-1946, PTO. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Mathematics Society, Society Indiana applied Mathematics (trustee 1978-1984).

Connections

Married Vera Weisskopf, September 17, 1948 (deceased May 1988). Children: Richard P., Audrey E., Tom A. Married Liselotte Karrer, April 30, 1992.

father:
Arthur John Nohel

mother:
Irene Helen (Hönig) Nohel

spouse:
Vera Weisskopf

spouse:
Liselotte Karrer

child:
Richard P. Nohel

child:
Audrey E. Nohel

child:
Tom A. Nohel