Title: Mathematics and Computer Science Educator (Retired)
Company: Illinois State University
Location: Normal, Illinois, United States
Lawrence C. Eggan, Ph.D., Retired Mathematics and Computer Science Educator at Illinois State University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mathematics, computer science and higher education.
With more than 35 years of professional excellence, Dr. Eggan is a prominent and accomplished figure in the realm of higher education, having most recently served as a professor of applied computer science at Illinois State University from 1984 until his retirement in 1997. Prior to this role, he was chair of applied computer science from 1984 to 1994, professor of mathematics from 1973 to 1984, and associate professor of mathematics from 1968 to 1973. Previously, he served Pacific Lutheran University as an associate professor and chair of the department of mathematics from 1965 to 1968, as well as the University of Michigan, where he acted as an assistant professor of mathematics from 1960 to 1965.
Throughout his career, Dr. Eggan has been a visiting professor of mathematics at various universities, including the University of London, the University of West England and the University of Oregon. He has additionally been a consultant for Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok, Thailand, as well as on the board of advisors for the Information Resource Management Association, among other illustrious roles. A contributor of myriad articles to professional journals, he was the co-author of “Mathematics: Models and Applications,” published in 1979.
As a testament to his professional success, Dr. Eggan was the recipient of the James Armstrong Award from the Illinois Mathematics Association of Community Colleges in 1987 and the Research Award from Sigma Xi in 1960. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Pacific Lutheran University and a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Oregon.
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