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Ciprian Foias

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Ciprian Foias
Ciprian Ilie Foiaș

(1933-07-20)20 July 1933
Died22 March 2020(2020-03-22) (aged 86)
Alma materUniversity of Bucharest
AwardsWiener Prize (1995)
Scientific career
InstitutionsIndiana University
University of Bucharest
Doctoral advisorMiron Nicolescu
Doctoral studentsZoia Ceaușescu
Adrian Ocneanu
Dan-Virgil Voiculescu

Ciprian Ilie Foiaș (20 July 1933 – 22 March 2020) was a Romanian mathematician. He was awarded the Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics in 1995. He was known for his works in operator theory. Foias was born in Reșița, Caraș County, Kingdom of Romania. The Foias constant is named after him. Foias is listed as an ISI highly cited researcher.[1]

He died in Tempe, Arizona on March 22, 2020.[2]

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  1. "List of ISI highly cited researchers".
  2. "Obituary for Ciprian Foias". 23 March 2020. Retrieved March 23, 2020.