Dr. Gerald Raphael Chachere


Prefix: Dr.
First Name: Gerald
Middle Name: Raphael
Last Name: Chachere


Dr. Chachere interest was Numerical Analysis.


Birthplace: Los Angeles

When Dr. Chachaere died he was Professor of Mathematics at Howard University

Gerald Raphael Chachere was raised in Watts. But the family comes from Louisiana.

In the nineteen sixties, he chose college over the Vietnam War. "No one from there ever called me a nigger!", he said. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where earned a B.S. in Mathematics. A year later, 1969, he earned an MS in Mathematics. Gerald earned his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, 1977. In 1977, he joined the Howard University faculty.


Dr. Chachere interest was Numerical Analysis. He published two papers

Chachere, Gerald R. Numerical experiments concerning the eigenvalues of the Laplacian on a Zoll surface. J. Differential Geom. 15 (1980), no. 2, 135--159 (1981).

Brown, Lorenzo; Chachere, Gerald A note on the cost elasticity\mhy scale elasticity relation. Econometrica 48 (1980), no. 2, 537--538.references: Gerald Chachere (personal communications); Bernadette Chachere (personal communications)

SUMMA Chachere website: http://www.maa.org/summa/archive/chacereg.htm



Year Born: 1944
Year Deceased: 2001