This page was created to remember past faculty from the department who have died.
If you know of any corrections or additional information we should add, please contact Tom Braden.
Stephen Allen (19152007) 
PhD University of Pittsburgh 1963 Joined Umass in 1948 as an Instructor; later promoted to Assistant and Associate Professor Retired 1981 
Mary K. Bennett (19401997) 
PhD UMass 1966 (the first PhD granted by our Department!) Research: Lattice theory 
Melvyn Berger (19392005) 
PhD Yale 1964 Became Emeritus 2003 Research: Nonlinear PDE 
Donald Catlin (19362016) 
PhD University of Florida 1965 Research: stochastic estimation and control, Kalman filtering, navigation and guidance 
Haskell Cohen (19202012) 
PhD Tulane 1953 Research: Topology; semigroups 
Helen Cullen (19192007) 
PhD University of Michigan, 1950 Research: Topology 
David J. Dickinson (19201997) 
PhD University of Michigan, 1954 Research: Special functions 
PhD Courant (NYU) 1972 Research: Probability theory, large deviations 

PhD Harvard 1966 

PhD Tulane, 1958 Joined UMass 1965 Became Emeritus 1997 Research: Algebraic foundations of quantum mechanics obituary 

Michael Gauger (1945  2021) 
PhD Notre Dame 1971 Joined UMass 1972 Became Emeritus 2001 Research: Lie Algebras obituary 
PhD Duke University 1963 Joined UMass 1967 Became Emeritus 2002 Research: Number Theory obituary 

PhD Harvard, 1961 

James E. Humphreys (19392020) 
PhD Yale, 1966 Research: Representation Theory 
Henry Jacob ( 2005) 
PhD Yale University 1951 Research: Algebra 
Melvin Janowitz (19292015) 
PhD University of Minnesota 1950 Research: Lattice theory 
PhD Yale, 1960 Research: Ring theory 

Tengsun Liu (19322009) 
PhD University of Pennsylvania 1963 Joined UMass 1965 Became Emeritus 2002 Research: Transformation groups 
Charles H. Randall (19281987) 
PhD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1967 
Walter Rosenkrantz (19382017) 
PhD University of Illinois, 1963 Joined UMass 1971 Became Emeritus 2004 Research: Markov processes; modeling of network traffic 
Berthold Schweizer (19292010) 
PhD Illinois Institute of Technology, 1956 
Morris Skibinsky (19252007) 
PhD University of North Carolina, 1954 Research: Statistics 
Doris Stockton (19242018) 
PhD Brown University, 1958 Joined UMass 1954 Became Emerita 2006 Research: Partial differential equations obituary 
Marshall Stone (19031989) 
PhD Harvard 1926 
Wayman Strother (19232002) 
PhD 1952 Tulane University Research: Topology 
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