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Joseph W. Jerome, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Jerome has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of mathematics and higher education

    WASHINGTON, DC, December 15, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Joseph W. Jerome, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Jerome celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Adjunct professor in the department of mathematics at The George Washington University since 2013, Dr. Jerome previously spent 42 years teaching at Northwestern University. He also taught and lectured at Case Western Reserve University and the University of Wisconsin as an assistant professor of mathematics, beginning in 1966.

Dr. Jerome studied at St. Joseph's University, earning a BS in Physics in 1961. He then completed a Master's degree and PhD at Purdue University in 1963 and 1966, respectively. He has taught and lectured as a visiting professor at numerous institutions, including Yale University, The University of Texas at Austin, the University of Minnesota, the University of Chicago, and New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and was a visiting scientist at Bell Laboratories, visiting scholar at the University of Chicago, and visiting fellow at the University Oxford in England. He has also been involved as both an organizer and lecturer for many university conferences throughout his career.

Authoring and co-authoring nearly 150 articles in professional journals, Dr. Jerome was an associate editor for the Journal of Computational Electronics for 13 years, an associate editor for the Journal of Nonlinear Analysis for nine years, and a reviewer and co-reviewer for several publications. A longtime member of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and the American Mathematics Society, Dr. Jerome served on the advisory committee for the International Workshops on Computational Electronics from 1990 to 2015, and was a consultant for various advisory panels for the National Research Council and for Bell Laboratories.

In 2005, Dr. Jerome received a research grant from the Office of Naval Research and has received numerous research grants from the National Science Foundation since 1970. Receiving a Distinguished Alumnus Award by Purdue University in 1996, he has been cited in dozens of editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in the Midwest. Married since 1999 to Sara Tobin, Dr. Jerome enjoys reading in his down time.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Joseph W. Jerome, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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