Competition: US & Canada
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:
Franklin, Philip: Appointed for a study of integral equations, orthogonal functions and their relation to almost periodic functions, principally at Göttingen, Germany, and Zürich, Switzerland; tenure, twelve months from August 15, 1927.
Born October 5, 1898, in New York City, New York. Education: College of the City of New York, B.S., 1918; Princeton University, A.M., 1920, Ph.D., 1921; Fellow in Mathematics, 1919–20, and Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellow, 1920–21, Princeton University.
Ballistic computer, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 1918–19; Instructor in Mathematics, Princeton University, 1921–22; Benjamin Pierce Instructor in Mathematics, Harvard University, 1922–24; Instructor in Mathematics, 1924–25, Assistant Professor, 1925—, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Publications: Articles in Acta Mathematica, American Journal of Mathematics, American Mathematical Monthly, Annals of Mathematics, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, Bulletin of the Calcutta Mathematical Society, Journal of Mathematics and Physics, M. I. T., Philosophical Magazine, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society.