Joyce Rogers McLaughlin (8 October 1939 - 23 October 2017) was an American mathematician, the Ford Foundation Professor of Mathematics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her research interests were primarily in applied mathematics, and in particular in inverse problems.
McLaughlin did her undergraduate studies at Kansas State University. After earning a master's degree from the University of Maryland, she moved to the University of California, Riverside for her doctoral studies, earning a Ph.D. in 1968 under the supervision of Joaquin Basilio Diaz. She joined the Rensselaer faculty in 1978.
Awards and honors
McLaughlin was an invited lecturer at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1994. She was chosen by the Association for Women in Mathematics and the American Mathematical Society as Sofia Kovalevskaya Lecturer in 2004.
- Obituary: Joyce R. McLaughlin
- 2004 AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecturer: Joyce R. McLaughlin, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, retrieved 2013-02-07.
- Joyce Rogers McLaughlin at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- SIAM Fellows class of 2009, retrieved 2013-02-07.
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-02-06.