Martin E. Walter

Title: Mathematics Professor
Company: University of Colorado, Boulder
Location: Boulder, Colorado, United States

Martin E. Walter, Mathematics Professor at University of Colorado, Boulder, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mathematics.

Drawing inspiration from the example of his mathematics teacher, Ms. Hennings, Dr. Walter felt inspired to become involved in the field in his own right. He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Redlands in 1966, after which he matriculated at the University of California Irvine. During the course of his studies there, Dr. Walter obtained a Master of Science in 1969 and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1971.

Dr. Walter is most proud to have received tenure at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which was a pivotal milestone during his career journey. His path began in 1971, when he served as a research associate at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, where he remained until 1973. In 1973, he joined the University of Colorado Boulder, where he remains active into the present and has risen to the role of a fully tenured professor. Alongside his career, Dr. Walter has also earned distinction as a consultant for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club since 1973.

As a testament to his success, Dr. Walter has received myriad accolades, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Boulder Faculty Assembly in 2018 and a BFA Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service. Furthermore, he was named as a fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation between 1976 and 1978 and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation in 1966. Dr. Walter has been inducted as a member of the American Mathematics Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Sierra Club and the Colorado Mountain Club.

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