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Alexander A. Olsen        

CHS Class of 1961

CHS ’61
National Honor Society, Yearbook Staff (4), Drama Club, Marching Band (1,2,3,4)

Lowell Technological Institute BS Chemical Engineering ’76, Senior research project published in the national periodical for the Technical Association of Pulp & Paper Industries

Northeastern University MS Engineering Management ’70

Boston College Boston College PhD Educational Research Methods, Measurement & Evaluation ‘77

University of Massachusetts-Lowell Mathematics Department, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Courses developed include: Research Methods of Practitioners, Introduction to Statistics for high school students via interactive TV and in the classroom, Doctoral Dissertation Committee for graduate school of Education; Recipient of many awards including: President’s Award—Indefatigable support, thoughtfulness & help given to the students of the University of Lowell; NCAA Student Athletes for Excellence in Teaching; Department of Mathematical Sciences--Teaching Excellence; Continuing Education Department—Faculty Excellence & Service Award; UMass Lowell Student Government Association—Hard Work & Dedication; Consulting UMass Center for Field Services, American Red Cross, numerous state agencies 

UMass Lowell student quotes:
“Olsen is one of the best. Dr. Olsen will go out of his way to make sure you understand the questions asked. You will look forward to his class.”

“Best teacher at the University. I never thought I would pass Calculus but Olsen made it fun and easy to understand. I would love to take him for future classes.”