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Mathematician

Joseph Harold Sampson, American Mathematician. Achievements include pioneering research in harmonic mappings and applications, research in algebraic and complex geometry. Office of Naval Research fellow, 1951-1952; grantee National Science Foundation. With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1945. Member American Mathematics Society, Societé Mathematical de France, London Mathematics Society, Unione Matematian Italiana.

Background

Sampson, Joseph Harold was born on September 14, 1925 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Joseph Harold Senior and Dorothy Irene (Cram) Sampson.

Education

Bachelor, Washington State University, 1948; Master of Arts, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1949; Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1957.

Career

Moore instructor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1952-1954; senior mathematician Draper Instrumentations Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1954-1955; assistant professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1955-1963; associate professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1963-1964; professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, since 1964; professeur associé, Université de Strasburg, France, 1964-1965, 68-69; professor emeritus, Université de Strasburg, France, since 1990; associate professor, Université de Grenoble, France, 1974-1975.

Achievements

  • Achievements include pioneering research in harmonic mappings and applications, research in algebraic and complex geometry.

Membership

With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1945. Member American Mathematics Society, Societé Mathematical de France, London Mathematics Society, Unione Matematian Italiana.

Connections

Married 1952 (divorced 1955). 1 child, Gerald Paul. Married Yoko Noda, June 9, 1969.

father:
Joseph Harold Senior Sampson

mother:
Dorothy Irene (Cram) Sampson

spouses:
1952

Yoko Noda

child:
Gerald Paul Sampson