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Albert Heins
Regents' Proceedings 738

Albert E. Heins, professor of mathematics, has retired from active faculty status as of May 31, 1983, after a most productive career as teacher and researcher.

Professor Heins received his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1936. He spent seven years at Purdue University before returning to serve as a research associate in the Radiation Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the war. He was appointed associate professor and then professor in 1951 at Carnegie Institute of Technology before coming to Michigan as professor in 1959, where he remained until retirement.

Professor Heins' research career spans 47 years bridging fields in pure and applied mathematics. His international reputation led to numerous honors including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1954-55, and an impressive list of invited addresses for international conferences. Professor Heins was a dedicated teacher and he was particularly popular with students in the engineering mathematics courses, which he often taught.

The Regents now salute this distinguished researcher and teacher for his dedicated service by naming him Professor Emeritus of Mathematics.