Title: Associate Dean of the Faculty
Company: University of California, Davis
Location: Davis, California, United States
Motohico Mulase, Associate Dean of the Faculty at the University of California, Davis, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mathematics education.
Dr. Mulase developed an interest in the field of mathematics from an early age. Pursuing this passion, he first earned a Bachelor of Science at the University of Tokyo in 1978 before receiving a Master of Science at Kyoto University in 1980, continuing at the institution to receive a Doctor of Science in 1985. While pursuing his advanced degrees, Dr. Mulase worked as a research associate for Nagoya University and then as a JMS Fellow at Harvard University. He also served as a visiting assistant professor at Stony Brook University. Upon relocating to the United States, he taught as a Hedrick Assistant Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles and as an assistant professor at Temple University. In 1989, he accepted an associate professorship at the University of California, Davis, and has remained at the university in various positions since. On top of being the associate dean of the faculty, he is chair of the Department of Mathematics and a full professor.
In addition to his work at the University of California, Davis, Dr. Mulase has taught as a visiting professor at Humboldt University, Kyoto University, and the Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics. He has also served as a member of the Institute for Advanced Study and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. In 2009, he received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the Academic Senate at the University of California, Davis. Furthermore, Dr. Mulase has been featured in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the West, and Who’s Who in the World. He has been a member of the American Mathematical Society and treasurer of the Port of Sacramento Japanese School.
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