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CLASS NOTES


1959 Peter Loeb works with coauthors using nonstandard analysis to extend the theory of topological ends. At the American Mathematical Society meeting in January 2013, he, along with George McNulty ’67 and Jerry Tunnell ’72, will be recognized in the inaugural class of Fellows.


1966 Ken Orloff visited campus this fall to present an Engineering Seminar on “The Art and Science of Aviation Accident Reconstruction.”


For the past 28 years, Ken, a graduate of the HMC Bates Aeronautics Program, and his staff have provided consulting services to plaintiffs and defendants in litigation resulting from aircraft accidents.


1968 REUNION YEAR Frank Greitzer retired May 31 from his position as chief scientist for


cognitive informatics at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, where he led R&D in applied cognitive science/mathematical modeling. He established PsyberAnalytix LLC (www.PsyberAnalytix.com) to focus on similar R&D for clients in government, academia and industry. His second grandson was born June 1 to his daughter, Jill. Frank and his wife of 35 years, Sue, also recently celebrated the marriage of their son, David.


1969 Henry Brady continues as dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and recently received the 2012


Political Methodology Career Achievement Award of the American Political Science Association for his work on statistical methodology, survey research and other more mathematical parts of political science. He also co-authored the book The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy.


1970 Jack Cuzick, a 2010 HMC Outstanding Alumni Award winner, received the 2012 Award for Excellence in Cancer Prevention


Research for his work in helping to prevent breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancers. Given by the American Association for Cancer Research and the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the award recognizes researchers who stimulate new directions in cancer prevention.


William Hager has four ongoing research projects: two funded by NSF (lightning and imaging) and one each by the Office of Naval Research and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, both related to optimal control and optimization.


1972 Jerry Tunnell, associate professor of mathematics, Rutgers University, and Floyd Spencer, owner, Sfhire Consulting, completed


a cross-country bicycle trip Sept. 25-29 from Highland Park, N.J., to Syracuse, N.Y. Ted Cox, professor of mathematics, Syracuse University, accompanied them during the last part of the journey. Jerry’s bicycle trek is a national election-year tradition. He’s already planning a New Jersey to New York bicycle trek in 2016.


1973 REUNION YEAR Robert McOwen has written and published an e-textbook (www.


centerofmath.org/textbooks/diff_eq/index.html) on differential equations and linear algebra. It is being used for all sections of the course at North- eastern University, where he is professor of mathematics.


1974 At the Mathematical Association of America’s Mathfest in August, Dan Kalman was part of the cast for “MAA the Musical 2.” He


also received a Trevor Evans Award, with coauthor Nathan Carter, for the year’s best MAA math article in the guise of a Harry Potter parody, entitled “Harvey Plotter and the Circle of Irrationality.”


For the last 10 years, Tony Noe has been contribut- ing to and editing the large collection of integer sequences at http://oeis.org, which contains more than 200,000 sequences of inte- gers. Tony and Beverly Orth, married 37 years, have two daughters, Kate and Alison. Tony continues to sell his thin film coating design software worldwide.


Beverly Orth (shown above, left) has begun a graduate program in creative writing at Portland State University. She is also a full-time consultant for Mercer.


1975 Linda (Jaderberg) St-Cyr is a senior analytical engineer at Ebara International Cryogenics Division. She still collects and sells


minerals (www.MiddleEarthMinerals.com).


1977 Richard Brandt, who worked for 11 years freelancing and writing books, launched the online publication and email newsletter Green


Computing Report. His two most recent books are The Google Guys and One Click, available in 15 languages. He’s working on a book tentatively titled Seven Entrepreneurs.


1982 Mark Anderson is connecting 1990s-era Furbies to the Internet for a piece (working title: “Fly By Wire: A Post-Furby


Metamorphosis”) as part of an upcoming group show at Barrister’s Gallery in New Orleans. Find show details at automatanola.wordpress.com.


1988 REUNION YEAR In the almost 25 years since graduation, Julia Freer Goldstein has


taken a convoluted career path. She is now a technical/scientific writer, working part-time for SLAC editing scientific documents and as a freelance commercial writer. Julia writes about many topics, from accelerator physics to semiconductor components. Both Julia’s boys are now in high school, and Alex, 16, wants to apply to HMC having heard stories about her college days.


26 Har vey Mudd College FALL/WINTER 2012


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