Roosevelt Gentry

birth: 1947; birth place: Noxapater, Mississippi 

B.S. at Jackson State in 1968; M.S. Rutgers University (1970)

Ph.D. Rutgers University, New Brunswick 1974
thesis: Compact Interpolation Between Banach Spaces ; Advisor: Vernon Williams

Professor of Mathematics at Jackson State University


Dr. Gentry teaches and does research in Biomathematics.


Currently, Dr. Gentry is interested in Mathematical Analysis, Mathematical Modeling, Differential Equations, and Mathematical Modeling with Computer Spreadsheets. He has published

Operators from Banach spaces to complex interpolation spaces , Bull. Math. Soc. Sci. Math. R. S. Roumanie (N.S.) 27(75) (1983), 37--45

New diagram proofs of the Hausdorff\mhy Young theorem and Young's inequality, Pacific J. Math. 97 (1981), 97--104.

Nonlinear weak generalized interpolation , Riv. Mat. Univ. Parma (4) 6 (1980), 111--123 (1981).

A generalization of theorems of Krasnosel\cprime ski\u \i and Juberg , J. Math. Anal. Appl. 76 (1980), 369--377.

Banach algebra interpolation theory , Ann. Soc. Sci. Bruxelles Sér. I 93 (1979), 55--67.

references: Dr. Gentry's web page; Kenschaft, Black Men and Women in Mathematics; Kenshaft, Black Men and Women in Mathematical Research; Newell et. al., Black Mathematicians and their Works

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