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A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank and possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills

professor

Academia A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank, who possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills. See 'Chair. '. Cf, Lecturer.
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Professor Ward is currently Professor of Mathematics, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Jenna Carpenter, professor of mathematics and statistics and associate dean for administration and strategic initiatives in Tech's College of Engineering and Science, will serve as one of those nationally recognized experts.
He has worked at the university's department of applied mathematics and theoretical physics for more than 30 years, but is due to step down as Lucasian professor of mathematics, a post once held by Sir Isaac Newton, at the end of the academic year.
Xu, a 63-year-old associate professor of mathematics at the UO, told friends he was going to go for a hike near Cougar Reservoir on Sunday.
Its elegance and beauty have their roots in mathematics, writes Stewart, a professor of mathematics at the University of warwick.
Pavel Etingof, professor of mathematics at MIT, proposed to him a shape theory problem from his own work, which Vaintrob amazingly solved within weeks.
Stephen Hawking, aged 64, Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, said he made the "crude" system after buying Igor Stravinsky's Symphony Of Psalms in a sale.
A professor of mathematics has worked out an equation to calculate how long into a car journey it takes a child to ask: "Are we nearly there yet?
Wilfried Schmid, Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University
Ratiu is professor of mathematics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Byl, John, Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Trinity Western University, Langley, B.
Salingaros, a theoretician of architecture and urbanism, as well as professor of mathematics and physics, examines the roots, development and influences of deconstruction in architecture.