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mathematics professor

Michael Nathaniel Bleicher, American Mathematics educator. Achievements include research on length and size of denominators of Egyption fractions, least length subdivision of a region into cells ofa given area. M C. Recipient Regents award of distinction University of Wisconsin, 1973.

Background

Bleicher, Michael Nathaniel was born on October 2, 1935 in Cleveland. Son of David B. and Rachel (Faigin) Bleicher.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1957. Master of Science, Tulane University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Tulane University, 1961.

Doctorate degree, University Warsaw, 1961.

Career

Teaching and research assistant Tulane University, 1957-1960. Fellow University Warsaw, Poland, 1960-1961. National Science Foundation fellow University California, Berkeley, 1961-1962.

Member faculty University Wisconsin, Madison, 1962—1993, department chairman, 1972-1974, professor department mathematics, 1968—1993, professor emeritus, since 1993. Chief advisory and liaison United States Department Energy, 1979-1981. Assigned to college preparatory studies Institute of Technology Mara, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 1987-1990.

Founder Wisconsin Emerging Scholars program. Chair Department Mathematics Science Clark Atlanta University, 1998-1905. Professor Kennesaw State University, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on length and size of denominators of Egyption fractions, least length subdivision of a region into cells ofa given area. M C.

Membership

Member Democratic National Committee, 1972-1979. Chairman Democratic Party Wisconsin, 1977-1979. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Polish Mathematics Society.

Connections

Married Betty Isack, June 4, 1957. Children: Helene, Laurence, Benjamin. Married E. Jeanne Smith, December 31, 1980.

Stepchildren: Kathryn, Robert, Zaka.

father:
David B. Bleicher

mother:
Rachel (Faigin) Bleicher

spouse:
E. Jeanne Smith

spouse:
Betty Isack

child:
Robert Bleicher

child:
Kathryn Bleicher

child:
Helene Bleicher

child:
Zaka Bleicher

child:
Laurence Bleicher

child:
Benjamin Bleicher