# Professor Richard A. Askey

Department of Mathematics

University of Wisconsin-Madison

480 Lincoln
Drive

Madison, WI 53706

Telephone: (608) 263-7901

(608)
263-3053

**PERSONAL HOME PAGE**
**EDUCATION:**

Ph.D. Princeton University, 1961 M.A. Harvard University, 1956

B.A.
Washington University, 1955

**AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:**

Special Functions

Srinivasa Ramanujan

**EMPLOYMENT**

__Honors__

Member U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Honorary Foreign Member Indian Academy of Sciences

**INVITED ADDRESSES TO MATHEMATICAL
SOCIETIES:**

**SERIES OF LECTURES:**

- Budapest, Turán Memorial Lectures, 1992
- Pennsylvania State University:

Mathematics Department, College of
Science Lectures, 1984
- University of Illinois, Mathematics Department, Trjitzinsky Lectures, 1984
- Regional Conference Lectures, 1974

**INVITED LECTURES AT SPECIALIZED
CONFERENCES**

**OTHER SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES**

## Essays on Mathematics Education

**RESEARCH GRANTS:**

National Science Foundation, 1963-

Office of Naval Research, 1969-1970

**PH.D. STUDENTS** Carl Ganser, 1965

James Fitch,
1968

Cris Roosenraad, 1969

Susan Schindler, 1969

Robert Horton,
1973

Melinda Certain, 1974

Dennis Stanton, 1977

James Wilson,
1978

Daniel Moak, 1979

Walter Morris, 1982

Ismor Fischer,
1989

Warren Johnson, 1993

Shaun Cooper, 1995

**BIBLIOGRAPHY**