Title: Distinguished Professor
Company: State University of New York, Stony Brook
Location: Stony Brook, New York, United States
Blaine Lawson Jr., PhD, Distinguished Professor at State University of New York, Stony Brook, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in science education.
With 25 years of professional experience, Dr. Lawson was a distinguished professor and chair at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, from 1978 to 1993. Prior to obtaining these roles, he held a number of positions with the University of California, Berkeley, including a professor from 1974 to 1980, assistant dean from 1975 to 1977, associate professor from 1971 to 1974, and lecturer from 1968 to 1970. He is a member of the American Mathematical Society, the National Academy of Sciences, the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts and Science.
Dr. Lawson first pursued an education with Brown University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics and Russian literature in 1964. He then joined Stanford University, completing a Master of Science in mathematics in 1966. He continued his studies with the school, earning a PhD in mathematics in 1968. Throughout his career, he has been honored for his contributions. The recipient of the Leroy P. Steele Prize from the American Mathematical Society, he has been recognized as a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and a Sloan Foundation Fellow.
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