Judith Q. Longyear

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Judith Q. Longyear
Born 20 September 1938
Died 13 December 1995 (1995-12-14) (aged 57)
Education Ph.D 1972 Mathematics
Alma mater Penn State University
Occupation Professor
Known for Graph Theory / Combinatorics

Judith Querida Longyear (20 September 1938–13 December 1995[1]) was an American mathematician and professor whose research interests included graph theory and combinatorics. Longyear earned her Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University 1972, under the supervision of Sarvadaman Chowla, with a thesis entitled Tactical Configurations.[2][3] She taught mathematics at several universities including California Institute of Technology,[4] Dartmouth College[5] and Wayne State University.[6] She worked on nested block designs[4][7] and Hadamard matrices.[8]