Alan H. Shuchat

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Email:  ashuchat [at] wellesley [dot] edu

US Mail:  Department of Mathematics 
Wellesley College 
106 Central Street 
Wellesley, MA 02481




S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963.
M.S., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 1965.
Ph.D., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 1969.

Professional Experience:

1974-       Wellesley College
                    Professor of Mathematics since 1983, Emeritus since 2015
                    Associate Dean of the College, 1989-92
1971-74   Mount Holyoke College, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
1968-71   University of Toledo, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Visiting Positions:

2004-05   UMASS-BOSTON, Visiting Professor and Scientist
1984   MIT Operations Research Center, Visiting Scientist, spring
1981   Transportation Systems Center, Faculty Fellow, summer
1979-80   MIT Operations Research Center, Research Fellow

Research Interests:

I am interested in discrete mathematics, operations research, and functional analysis. My current research, with Randy Shull and Ann Trenk, involves aspects of partially ordered sets and interval orders.


I retired from teaching in 2015. I taught courses across the mathematics curriculum, including calculus, linear algebra, probability and statistics, real analysis, and optimization / operations research.

Publications and Preprints:

Mathematics Department home page.

Wellesley College home page.

Last modified August 20, 2015