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Biography

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Louis N. Howard

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Dates

March 12, 1929 – June 28, 2015

Authorized Form of Name

Howard, Louis N.

Additional Forms of Names

Howard, Louis Norberg

Biography

Abstract

Louis N. Howard was McKenzie Professor of Mathematics at Florida State University (1981-2015). Other institutional affiliations include Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Princeton University. His research interests included mathematical physics and fluid dynamics.

Important Dates

March 12, 1929Birth, Chicago (Ill.).

1950Obtained AB, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore (Pa.).

1952Obtained MA, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1953Obtained PhD in Mathematical Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1954 – 1955Higgins Lecturer in Mathematics, Princeton University.

1955 – 1984Assistant Professor to Professor of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1981 – 2015Professor of Mathematics (1981-1997); Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1997-2015); and McKenzie Professor of Mathematics (2003-2015), Florida State University, Tallahassee (Fla.).

1997Awarded Fluid Dynamics Prize, American Physical Society.

June 28, 2015Death.

Occupation

Mathematical physicist.

Places

Birth

Chicago (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Swarthmore (Pa.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Cambridge (Mass.)

Tallahassee (Fla.)

Subjects

Applied mathematics.

Astrophysics.

Fluid dynamics.

Geophysics.

Mathematical physics.

Relationships

People

Family

Carr-Howard, Maxwell

Daughter.

Howard, Alice G. S.

Wife. Divorced in 2000.

Howard, Astrid H.

Daughter.

Howard, Emily A.

Daughter.

Howard, Holly Bjorklund

Daughter.

Colleagues

Bargmann, V. (Valentine), 1908-1989

Both employed at Princeton University.

Eisenhart, Luther Pfahler, 1876-1965

Both employed at Princeton University.

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Gates, S. James

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Glimm, James

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lin, C. C. (Chia-Chʻiao), 1916-2013

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Moser, Jürgen, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Segal, Irving Ezra

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Stratton, Julius Adams, 1901-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Both employed at Princeton University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Florida State University. Department of Mathematics

Professor of Mathematics; Professor Emeritus of Mathematics; and McKenzie Professor of Mathematics.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mathematics

Assistant Professor to Professor of Mathematics.

Princeton University. Department of Mathematics

Higgins Lecturer in Mathematics.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained MA (1952) and PhD in Mathematical Physics (1953).

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1997 Fluid Dynamics Prize.

Swarthmore College. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained AB (1950).

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