WASHINGTON, UT, December 23, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Lois Mansfield, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Mansfield celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her 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.
Dr. Mansfield is a professor emeritus of applied mathematics at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Concluding her teaching career in 2001 after a 22-year tenure, she excelled in the classroom and was well-known for her enthusiasm. Prior to being acquired by the research university, she held faculty positions at North Carolina State University in Raleigh as an associate professor of mathematics, the University of Kansas in Lawrence as an assistant and associate professor of computer science, and Purdue University in Indiana as a visiting assistant professor of computer science.
Aligned with the National Science Foundation during the mid-to-late 1970s, Dr. Mansfield was active on the agency's advisory panel for computer science. She also consulted and served as a visiting scientist at the Institute of Computer Applications in Science and Engineering in Hampton, Virginia, from 1976 to 1978. As a seasoned researcher, Dr. Mansfield especially enjoyed the work she conducted regarding computational methods for the analysis of engineering structures. As a result of her years of study, she has disseminated her findings by authoring numerous scholarly articles in various peer-reviewed journals.
An alumna of the University of Michigan, Dr. Mansfield received a Bachelor of Science in 1962. Continuing her studies, she achieved a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Utah in 1966 and 1969, respectively.
To support her career, Dr. Mansfield has been affiliated as a member of the American Mathematical Society and as a member and former member of the board of directors of the Association for Computing Machinery's SIGNUM. She has also gained recognition as a member of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, where she was active on the organization's professional publication, the Journal on Science and Statistical Computing, as a member of the editorial board.
Dr. Mansfield secured several grants for her research between 1976 and 1991, including from the National Science Foundation. A celebrated Marquis listee, she has been cited in over two dozen editions of Who's Who, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who of American Women.
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