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Alan L. Selman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/7/65

Scope and Content

This collection (1977-1986, undated) includes biographical information, papers, a proposal, and a research report.

Dates

  • 1977-1986, undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

Alan L. Selman was born on April 2, 1941 in Bronx, New York. He received a B.S. (1962) from Cum Laude from City College of New York, M.S. (1964) from University of California, and Ph.D. (1970) in Mathematics from Pennsylvania State University.



Selman was a Graduate Assistant (1963-1964) at University of California, Berkeley, Graduate Assistant (1964-1968) at Pennsylvania State University, Instructor (1968-1970) at Pennsylvania State University, Research Mathematician and Lecturer (1970-1972) at Carnegie-Mellon University, Assistant Professor (1972-1977), and then became an Associate Professor (1977-1982) and then Professor (1982-1986) in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University.



He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Association for Symbolic Logic, Association for Computing Machinery, ACM Special Interest Group for Automata and Computability Theory, ACM Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education, and IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Mathematical Foundations of Computing. He received the Fulbright Award (1981-1982) to lecture in Computer Science at the Technion in Israel.



He had a wife named Sharon, and together they had two children named Jeffrey and Heather.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Abstract

Alan Selman served as both an Associate Professor and Professor at Iowa State University in 1977-1986. He received his B.S. (1962) from the City College of New York and both his M.S. (1964) from University of California and Ph.D. (1970) in Mathematics from Pennsylvania State University. He received a Fulbright Award in 1982. This collection (1977-1986, undated) includes biographical information, papers, a proposal, and a research report.

Arrangement

The collection is organized Alphabetically.

Items in related collections

RS 13/7. Iowa State University. Department of Computer Science records, 1953-2012

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Title
RS 13/7/65. Alan L. Selman papers, 1977-1986, undated
Date
April 10, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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