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Physics and mathematics educator , writer

John Gerald Taylor, British Physics and mathematics educator, writer. Recipient Adams prize U. Cambridge, 1959. Board of directors Centre for Neural Nets, since 1990. Fellow Institute of Physics (chairman math/physics subgroup 1980-1987), European Neural Network Society (vice president 1991-1994), International Neural Network Society (governor 1992-1994, president-elect 1994, president 1995).

Background

Taylor, John Gerald was born on August 18, 1931 in London. Son of William and Elsie (Kershaw) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mid-Essex Technology College, 1950; Bachelor of Science, U. London, 1952; Bachelor, U. Cambridge, 1953; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Cambridge, 1956.

Career

Commonwealth fellow, Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1956-1958; scientist, member, Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1961-1963; research fellow, Christs College, Cambridge, England, 1958-1959; lecturer, Cambridge U., 1959-1960; scientist, U. Paris, 1960-1961; senior research fellow, Churchill College Cambridge, 1963-1964; professor physics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1964-1966; professor mathematics, Kings College London, since 1971. Consultant Radiation Laboratory, Berkeley, California, 1958, Bell laboratories, New Jersey, 1965,General Electric Company, London, 1989, 90. Visiting research associate professor of University Maryland., College Park, 1958.

Director Neuronet European Commission Network Center of Excellence, 1993-1994.

Membership

Board of directors Centre for Neural Nets, since 1990. Fellow Institute of Physics (chairman math/physics subgroup 1980-1987), European Neural Network Society (vice president 1991-1994), International Neural Network Society (governor 1992-1994, president-elect 1994, president 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, listening to music.

Connections

father:
William Taylor

mother:
Elsie (Kershaw) Taylor