Professor Emeritus in Mathematics and Statistics
Convocation: October 25, 1998
An outstanding teacher, Brian Tupper taught an exceptional range of courses in the department of mathematics and statistics.
He is also highly respected within Canada and abroad for his research. Dr. Tupper has been invited to give presentations at more than two dozen universities worldwide and attracted continuous NSERC support for his work from 1970 until his retirement in June 1998.
In 1988, he received the doctor of science degree from the University of London in recognition of the quality and quantity of his published work on general relativity theory. A referee for eight academic journals, Dr. Tupper has organized numerous conferences.
He also has an impressive record of university service, including terms as department chairperson and associate dean of graduate studies.