Floyd B. Hanson
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 B.S. in Engineering Science, June 1962
Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio
 M.S. in Fluid Dynamics, June 1964
Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island
Title of Thesis: A Transcendental Approximation for Laminar Boundary Layers.
Thesis Advisor: Peter D. Richardson
 Ph.D. in Fluid Dynamics, June 1968
Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island
Title of Thesis: Kinetic Models for a Polyatomic Gas and the Propagation of
Sound in Rarefied Gases. (August 1967)
Thesis Advisor: Theodore F. Morse, with coadvisor Lawrence Sirovich

Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science,
August 16 2005  Present.
 Visiting Professor, Financial Mathematics Program, University of Chicago, Winter 2009  2010.
 Visiting Professor in Stochastics, Department of Mathematics,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA, February, 2007.
 Associate Director, Laboratory for Advanced Computing,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1990  15 August 2005.
 Associate Director, Laboratory for Control and Information,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1993  15 August 2005.
 Associate EditorinChief, Applied and Computational Control,
Signals, and Circuits, Book Series, Birkhauser Verlag, June 1996present.

Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1983  15 August 2005.

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer
Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1975  1983.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer
Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1969  1975.

Visiting Professor, Financial Mathematics Program, University of Chicago,
Winter 2009.

Visiting Faculty, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell
University, Spring 1995.

Visiting Professor, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University,
Fall 1994.

Argonne Associate,Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division,
Advanced Computing Research Facility, Argonne National Laboratory,
1988present.

Visiting Appointment, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Monash University, Australia, August 1981.

Sabbatical Visiting Appointment University of British Columbia,
Department of Mathematics, l976  1977.

Associate Research Scientist, MagnetoFluidDynamics Division,
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University,
1967  1969.

Research Assistant, Division of Engineering, Brown University,
1963  1967.

Other Industrial and Government Positions
 UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2001 Academic Year by
Review Panel of former winners and Interim Provost,
Includes $5,000 Increase in Annual Salary Base, 30 April 2001.
 Fellow Nominee, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
(IEEE), Control Systems Society, 15 March 2001.
 Delegate, IEEE Control Systems Society Delegation to China,
20 October  03 November, 2000.
 Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
(IEEE), 05 August 2000.
 Teacher Recognition Award,
UIC Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL),
Included $1500 Increase in Annual Salary Base, 25 June 1999.

Faculty Research Leave award,Mathematics and Computer Sciences Division,
Advanced Computing Research Facility, Argonne National Laboratory,
Sabbatical Support, FallWinter 19871988.
 Faculty Research Participant, Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Division, Advanced Computing Research Facility, Argonne National Laboratory,
Summers 1985, 1986, 1987.

Outstanding Achievements Listings: Marquis Who's Who in America,
Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in Science and Engineering;
American Men and Women in Science, since about the 1970s.

Brown University Graduate Fellowship, 196263.
Annotated List of Publications by Special Topics?
 General Applied Mathmatics and Computational Science
 Computational Stochastic Programming
 Stochastic Modeling: Computational Finance, Random Disasters,
Stochastic Manufacturing Systems
 Scientific Supercomputing
 Mathematical Biology: Extinctions, Fisheries, Cancer,
Neurophysiology
 Parallel Processing: Scheduling
 Singular Perturbations: Exponential Asymptotics
 Fluid Dynamics: Groundwater Quality Management
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May 08, 1996