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Robert Lionel Launer, American Educator, researcher, consultant ( education, Research)educator, researcher, consultant. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1955-1967.; Fellow American Statistics Association; member American Society for Quality Control.

Background

Launer, Robert Lionel was born on July 23, 1935 in Port Arthur, Texas, United States. Son of George Otto and Emilie Marie (Wagner) Launer.

Education

1 child, Michael Scott. Bachelor of Arts Mathematics, University Texas, 1962, Master of Arts in Mathematics, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy. in Statistics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University, 1971.

Association research scientist Texas Nuclear Corporation, Austin, 1960-1964. Instructor United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland., 1964-1967. Assistant professor mathematics, statistics Radford College, Virginia, 1969-1970.

Statistician Army Research Office, Petersburg, Virginia, 1970-1976. Program manager United States Army Research Office, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1976-1982, assistant director mathematics division, 1982-1988. Associate professor statistics, director statistics laboratory University of Southern California, Columbia, 1988^.

Adjunct associate professor North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1977-1987. Visiting professor U. Richmond, Virginia, 1970-1975. Adjunct Professor Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University, Richmond, 1971-1975.

Member technical staff Bell Telephone laboratories, Whippany, New Jersey, summer 1970.

Career

Associate research scientist Texas Nuclear Corporation, Austin, 1960—1964. Instructor United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1964—1967. Assistant professor mathematics Radford College, Virginia, 1969—1970.

Statistician Army Research Office, Petersburg, 1970—1976. Program manager United States Army Research Office, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1976—1982, assistant director mathematics division, 1982—1988. Associate professor statistics University South Carolina, Columbia, director statistics laboratory, since 1988.

Adjunct associate professor North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1977—1987. Visiting professor University Richmond, Virginia, 1970—1975. Adjunct professor Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University, Richmond, 1971—1975.

Member technical staff Bell Telephone Laboratories, Whippany, New Jersey, 1970. Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1967.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1955-1967. Fellow American Statistics Association. Member American Society for Quality Control.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Piano, tennis, whittling, camping, music composition.

Connections

Married Jane Norton Aldrich, August 20, 1958 (divorced 1970). Children: Sharon Elizabeth, Matthew Robert, Philip Eric. Married Ellen Louise Good, July 2, 1971 (divorced 1986).

1 child Michael Scott.

father:
George Otto Launer

mother:
Emilie Marie (Wagner) Launer

spouses:
Jane Norton Aldrich

Ellen Louise Good

children:
Sharon Elizabeth Launer

Matthew Robert Launer

Philip Eric Launer

Michael Scott Launer