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Department of Mathematics, MS-136
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892

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I have written about the development of my interest in mathematics here on this web site.

I was interviewed by the MAA and the results are posted on the MAA web site.

I was interviewed by the AAAS and the results are posted on the AAAS web site. To read this article, your institution must have a subscription to the AAAS web site.

I was interviewed during a visit to Rice University in the Spring of 2005. An article appeared in the Sallyport which can be found here.

The cover page is here; from there you can get to the page above by clicking on Features.

Several of the Maryland students were instrumental in nominating me for an award sponsored by AAAS. Jim Gates of the Physics Department won an award at the same time. The plaques were presented in San Francisco on February 17, 2007. This is the announcement of my award ; here is the announcement of Jim Gates' award . These pictures were taken at the ceremony by my son Malcolm Johnson. Here is a pictures of Jim and I before the ceremony , and another with Gary May, another mentor award winner in the background.

Here is a picture of Jim Gates receiving the award and a picture while he was delivering his acceptance address.

Here is a picture of me during my talk , along with a picture of my receiving the award (Left to right: AAAS President John P. Holdren, Raymond L. Johnson, AAAS Chief Executive Officer Alan I. Leshner) .

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