Frank William John Olver (December 15, 1924 – April 23, 2013) was an emeritus professor of mathematics at the Institute for Physical Science and Technology and Department of Mathematics at the University of Maryland who worked on asymptotic analysis, special functions, and numerical analysis. He was the editor in chief of the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions.
|Frank William John Olver|
Frank W. J. Olver, 2001
December 15, 1924|
April 23, 2013 (aged 88)|
Rockville, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of London|
|Known for||editor in chief of the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions|
|Awards||Gold Medal of the US Department of Commerce|
|Institutions||University of Maryland, National Institute of Standards and Technology|
1969• Silver Medal of the US Department of Commerce.
1974• A Fellow of the U.K. Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
2011• Gold Medal of the US Department of Commerce.
Visiting Fellow, or Professor, at the University of Lancaster, U.K., Imperial College, London University, U.K., Cambridge University, U.K., the Royal Irish Academy, and the Australian National University