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Mathematics educator

Joseph Hersch was Swiss mathematics educator. Member Swiss Mathematics Society, French Mathematics Society, Society for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics.

Background

Hersch, Joseph was born on June 12, 1925 in Geneva. Son of Liebmann Peissach and Liba (Lichtenbaum) Hersch.

Education

Diploma in mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1948. Doctor of Science in Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1955. Privat Dozent, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1958.

Career

Grantee National Center for Science Research, Paris, 1954-1955. Research worker Battelle Memorial Institute, Geneva, 1957-1962. Assistant Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1948-1954, assistant, Swiss National Science Foundation grantee, 1955-1957, professor mathematics, 1962-1990.

Retired, 1990

Lecturer University Geneva, 1961-1962. Visiting professor various American universities, 1962, 84.

Membership

Member Swiss Mathematics Society, French Mathematics Society, Society for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics.

Connections

Married Eda Goldstein, March 25, 1950. Children: Roger-David, Marc, Daniel.

father:
Liebmann Peissach Hersch

mother:
Liba (Lichtenbaum) Hersch

spouse:
Eda Goldstein

child:
Roger-David Hersch

child:
Marc Hersch

child:
Daniel Hersch