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John Boardman, PhD, Recognized for Contributions to Mathematics and Education


John Boardman, PhD, Recognized for Contributions to Mathematics and Education

Dr. Boardman has been recognized as a professor emeritus with Johns Hopkins University since his official retirement in 2010

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BALTIMORE, July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Boardman, PhD, is a distinguished biographee of Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are chosen from among a pool of the most prominent professionals and 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.

A widely regarded mathematician and educator, Dr. Boardman served as a professor with Johns Hopkins University for nearly four decades prior to his retirement. Since the inception of his career, he has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the East and Who's Who in the World. Although he officially retired in 2010, Dr. Boardman continues to be recognized as a professor emeritus with the university. In an effort to remain alert of recent developments in his fields of expertise, he maintains involvement with the American Mathematical Society.

A respected authority in the field of mathematics, Dr. Boardman has authored numerous written works including, "K(n)-torsion Free H-spaces and P(n)-Cohomology," "Unstable Operations on Generalized Cohomology" and "Homotopy Invariant Algebraic Structures on Topological Spaces." In addition, he is credited as a co-author of "Conditionally Convergent Spectral Sequences," "Modular Representations on the Homology of Powers of Real Projective Space" and "Singularities of Differentiable Maps."

Prior to pursuing a career in education, Dr. Boardman served in the Royal Air Force between 1956 and 1958. Following a lifelong interest in numbers, he attended Trinity College at Cambridge University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1961 and PhD in 1965. Dr. Boardman went on to serve as a visiting lecturer with the University of Chicago and assistant lecturer with the University of Warwick. During this time, he completed a two-year fellowship with the Scientific Research Council between 1964 and 1966.

Upon relocating to the United States in 1969, Dr. Boardman accepted a position as an associate professor with Johns Hopkins University. In 1972, he was recognized as a professor, a position he held until his retirement in 2010. Dr. Boardman became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1973. From 1970 to 1988, he was recognized as a grantee of the National Science Foundation.

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