Alan Weiser was born on July 16, 1955 in Houston, Texas. He received a B.A. from Rice (1976) in Mathematical Sciences and Economics and a Ph.D. from Yale (1981) in Computer Science. He worked for Exxon Production Research Co. from 1981 to 1989. He was hired as a Research Associate in the Department of Mathematical Science, CITI/STC and CRPC, and worked under the direction of Dr. Mary Wheeler from October 1989 to September 1991. Alan was also appointed part-time lecturer and taught MASC 453 in Fall 1990.
The purpose of this fund is to support students studying computational and applied mathematics in the Brown School of Engineering. Support for student travel is the first preference. The secondary purpose is to provide funding to enhance excellence of the overall student experience, as determined by the chair of the Department of Computational & Applied Mathematics and the dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering.