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Julian Ivanhoe Palmore III, American mathematics educator, aeronautical and astronautical engineering educator, general engineering educator. Recipient American Rocket Society award, 1960, Comdrs. award Distinguished Public Svc. United States Army Construction Engineering.Rsch. Laboratory, 1991; National Science Foundation grantee, 1974-1984, 87.


III, Julian Ivanhoe Palmore was born on September 26, 1938 in Baltimore. Son of Julian Ivanhoe Palmore, Junior, and Josephine Keith (Shellman) Smith.


B. of Engineering Physics, Cornell Univercity, 1961. Master of Arts in Mathematics, U. Alabama, 1964. Master of Science in Engineering in aeronautics, Princeton University, 1965.

Master of Science in Astronomy, Yale University, 1966, Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy, 1967. Candidate Phil. in Mathematics, University of California-Berkeley, 1971, Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, 1973. Research associate University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1967-1968.

Instructor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1973-1975. Visiting assistant professor University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1975-1977. From assistant to professor mathematics, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1977.

Visiting scientist Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1980, 83, 84. Research associate United States Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Champaign 1989, principal investigator, 1991. Lecturer U. Oslo, Norway, 1986, Oberwolfach, Germany, 1987, Institute for EnergyTech., Kjeller, Norway, 1986, Military Research Society Symposium, 1992.

Member dynamical systems research group University of Illinois, Urbana, 1986, group leader dynamical systems research and analysis group, 1992. Department editor: Phalanx, Technical Forum, 1993. Editor PHALANX, 1995, guest editor special issue on advisory distributed simulation, 1995.

Special award judge American Mathematics Society, 1993-1995, chair Menger Prize Committee, 1995. Visiting fellow math.Princeton U., 1968-1969. Lilly postdoctoral teaching fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974-1975.

Fellow Center Advanced Studies University of Illinois, 1979. Member architecture task group DMSO project Environmental Effects in Distributed Interactive Simulation, 1993-1994. Organizer, chair standards committee verification and validation Society Computer Simulation, 1993-1994.

Organizer validation sessions of high performance computing symposium simulation multiconf. Society Computer Simulation, 1994. Consultant in field.


Assistant professor of University Mich. Scientist Los Alamos National. Editor: Phalanx, Technical Forum, 1993.

Editor PHALANX, 1995, guest editor special. Organizer, chair standards com. Organizer validation sessions of high performance computing symposium simulation multiconf.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional jours.


Served to Lieutenant United States Navy, 1961-1964. Fellow Royal Astronomical Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), Explorers. Member Association Computing Machinery, Military Operations Research Society (editor technical forum Phalanx 1993, senior advisory group verification, validation and accreditation 1993, advisory distributed simulation 1995), Society for Computer Simulation, Defense Modeling and Simluation Organisation (task force on verification, validation and accreditation 1993, advisor science & technical 1995), Sigma Xi (national lecturer 1989-1991).

Achievements include research in use of dynamical systems theory in verification and validation of computer simulations of complex systems, computational chaos.


Married Bland Hawkins, May 27, 1967. Children: Andrew Hanson, Rebecca Keith.

Julian Ivanhoe Palmore Smith

Josephine Keith (Shellman) Smith

Bland Hawkins

Andrew Hanson III

Rebecca Keith III