Ernie Tuck

Ernie Tuck

Ernie Tuck

Birth : (1939-06-01)1 June 1939 Adelaide,South Australia

Death : 11 March 2009(2009-03-11)(agedĀ 69) Adelaide,South Australia

Personal Information

Name Ernie Tuck
Birth (1939-06-01)1 June 1939 Adelaide,South Australia
Birth Place Adelaide,South Australia
Death (2009-03-11)(agedĀ 69) Adelaide,South Australia
Died At Adelaide,South Australia
Nationality Australian
Alma Mater University of Adelaide Cambridge University
Fields Applied mathematics
Institution The University of Adelaide)
Famous Research Tuck's incompressibility function Tuck Fellowship Ship Motion Program
Doctoral Advisor Fritz Ursell

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Events Occured in Scienctist Life


Early life and education Tuck was born on 1 June 1939 in Adelaide, South Australia.


In 1963 Tuck went to the United States to work with Francis Ogilvie and John Nicholas Newman at the David Taylor Model Basin, and subsequently with Ted Wu at Caltech.


Tuck returned to Adelaide University in 1968 as a Reader in Applied Mathematics, and was subsequently appointed the (Sir Thomas) Elder Professor of Mathematics.


From 1984 to 1992 he served as Editor of Series B (Applied Mathematics) of the Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society.


In 1992 he established TeXAdel, an organization responsible for automating the production of the AMS journals.


He served as President of the IUTAM Congress in 2008.