## Short Vita: Larry Schumaker

# Education

B.S. Mathematics, S.D. School of Mines, June, 1961
M.S. Mathematics, Stanford University, June, 1962
PhD Mathematics, Stanford University, January, 1966
## Present Position

Stevenson Professor of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, 1988--
## Previous Teaching and Research Positions

Staff Mathematician, Hughes Aircraft Co., Summers,
1961--1963
Research Assistant, Mathematics and Computer Science,
Stanford University, 1964--1965
Instructor, Computer Science Dept., Stanford University, 1966
Research Member, Mathematics Research Center,
University of Wisconsin, 1966--1968
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Texas,
1968--1969
Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Texas, 1969--1974
Professor of Mathematics, University of Texas, 1974--1979
Professor of Mathematics, Texas A\&M University, 1979- 1988
Director, Center for Approximation Theory, Texas A\&M
University, 1979--1988
## Visiting Teaching and Research Positions

Visiting Research Member, Mathematics Research Center,
University of Wisconsin, 1973--1974
Visiting Professor, University of Munich, Germany, 1974--1975
Visiting Professor, Free University of Berlin, Germany, 1978--1979
Visiting Researcher, Hahn-Meitner Atomic Energy
Laboratories, Berlin, Germany, 1978--1979
Visiting Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil,
Summer, 1981
Visiting Professor, University of W\"urzburg, W. Germany,
Summer, 1987
Visiting Professor, University of Munich, W. Germany, 1988--1989
## Honors

Hughes Aircraft Masters Fellow
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
Humboldt Fellow, German Federal Republic, 1978--1979
Centennial Outstanding Graduate Award, S.D. School of Mines \&
Technology, 1985
Humboldt Prize, Humboldt Foundation, Federal Republic of
Germany, 1989
John Gregory Award in Geometric Modelling, DFKI, Germany, 1999
## Editorial Boards

Computer Aided Geometric Design, North Holland, 1984 --
Constructive Approximation, Springer-Verlag, 1985 --
Advances in Computational Mathematics, J. Balzer AG, 1992 --
## Research Papers

160 research papers
Complete List of Papers (pdf file)
## Books

36 books authored, translated, or edited.
Complete List of Books (pdf file)