Daniel Biss

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Daniel Biss
Daniel Biss 2015.jpg
Member of the Illinois Senate
from the 9th district
In office
January 2013 – January 2019
Preceded byJeffrey Schoenberg
Succeeded byLaura Fine
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 17th district
In office
May 2011 – January 2013
Preceded byElizabeth Coulson
Succeeded byLaura Fine
Personal details
Born (1977-08-27) August 27, 1977 (age 42)
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Karin Steinbrueck
EducationHarvard University (BA)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA, PhD)

Daniel Kálmán Biss[1] (born August 27, 1977)[2] is an American mathematician. He was a member of the Illinois Senate from the 9th district, serving from January 2013 to January 2019. The district includes Chicago's northern suburbs, including Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Golf, Morton Grove, Golf, Northbrook, Northfield, Skokie, Wilmette, and Winnetka.

Biss previously served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013.

He was a candidate in the Democratic Party primary for Governor of Illinois in the 2018 election.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hoopes Prizes Awarded to Undergraduates and Thesis Advisers". Harvard Gazette. 28 May 1998. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  2. Biss, Daniel K. (October 2000). "A Generalized Approach to the Fundamental Group" (PDF). The American Mathematical Monthly. Mathematical Association of America. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  3. "State Sen. Daniel Biss announces Democratic bid for governor".