University at Albany

Retired and Former Faculty

In Memoriam

Richard C. O'Neil (1930-2019), Ph.D., 1960, University of Chicago
At UAlbany 1968-2006
Real analysis and integration theory, inequalities, rearrangement-invariant function spaces, interpolation of operators
Mark Steinberger (1950-2018), Ph.D., University of Chicago
At UAlbany 1987-2018
Algebraic and geometric topology, group actions on manifolds, the nonlinear similarity problem, surgery theory, algebraic K-theory, homotopy theory
Edward Thomas (1937-2016), Ph.D., 1964, University of California, Riverside
At UAlbany 1969-2016

Retired Faculty

Guy Allaud, Ph.D., 1961, University of Wisconsin
General topology and homotopy theory, fibrations and classifying spaces, abstract homotopy
Louis Brickman, Ph.D., 1959, University of Pennsylvania
At UAlbany 1967-1996
Complex analysis
Herbert I. Brown, Ph.D., 1966, Rutgers University
Functional Analysis with applications to summability, FK topologies, algebras of bounded linear operators on certain sequence spaces
Lindsay N. Childs, Ph.D., 1966, Cornell University
At UAlbany 1968-2012
Algebras, extensions of rings acted upon by finite groups or Hopf algebras, connections with algebraic number theory. Email: childs @
Edward D. Davis, Ph.D., 1961, University of Chicago
At UAlbany 1968-1998
Commutative algebra: Noetherian rings of geometric, algebraic or arithmetic type; polynomial and power series algebras over such rings
Nathaniel A. Friedman, Ph.D., 1964, Brown University
At UAlbany 1968-2000
Isomorphism problems in ergodic theory, higher order mixing, higher order sweeping out, mixing on sequences, sweeping out on sequences
Richard Z. Goldstein, Ph.D., 1966, University of Pennsylvania
PL and geometric topology, topological graph theory, combinatorial group theory. Email: richardg @
William F. Hammond, Ph.D., 1965, Johns Hopkins University
Number theory and algebraic geometry, theta functions, Hilbert modular surfaces. Email: hammond @
Benton N. Jamison, Ph.D., 1960, University of California, Berkeley
Markov processes, time series
Melvin Katz, Ph.D., 1959, University of California, Berkeley
Central limit theorem
Boris Korenblum, Sc.D., Moscow State University
Analytic and harmonic functions in the disc, zero sets, boundary distributions, factorization, structure of closed ideals
Timothy L. Lance, Ph.D., 1973, Princeton University
At UAlbany 1974-2010
Geometric topology, group actions on manifolds, cobordism theory, smoothing theory, homotopy theory of classifying spaces, applications to number theory, non-linear similarity. Email: lance @
Lloyd L. Lininger, Ph.D., 1964, University of Iowa
Statistical theory, survival distributions, analysis of clinical trials
Thomas H. MacGregor, Ph.D., 1961, University of Pennsylvania
Classical complex analysis, geometric function theory; specialty: extreme points and extremal problems for families of univalent functions
George E. Martin, Ph.D., 1964, University of Michigan
At UAlbany 1967-1998
Tiling, foundations of geometry
Ricardo Nirenberg, Ph.D., 1966, New York University
Several complex variables, real submanifolds of complex manifolds, partial differential equations
Hajimu Ogawa, Ph.D., 1961, University of California, Berkeley
Differential equations
R. Michael Range, Ph.D., 1971, University of California, Los Angeles
At UAlbany 1973-2015
Several complex variables: integral representations, the Cauchy-Riemann complex and the d-bar-Neumann problem, pseudoconvexity, algebras of holomorphic functions
Edward C. Turner, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
PL and smooth topology, combinatorial group theory
Donald R. Wilken, Ph.D., 1965, Tulane University
At UAlbany 1968-2010
Extremal problems of families of univalent functions, algebras of analytic functions