Cathleen Synge Morawetz

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Cathleen Synge Morawetz (May 5, 1923 – August 8, 2017) was a Canadian-born American mathematician. Morawetz's research was mainly in the study of the partial differential equations governing fluid flow. She is Professor Emerita at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at the New York University, where she has also served as director from 1984 to 1988. She was born in Toronto, Canada.

In 2012, she became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[1]

Morawetz died on August 8, 2017 at her home in Greenwich Village, New York at the age of 94.[2]

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  1. List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-02-10.
  2. "Obituary: Cathleen Morawetz". Legacy. August 10, 2017. Retrieved August 10, 2017.