Elias M. Stein

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Elias M. Stein
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Stein in 2008
Born(1931-01-13)January 13, 1931
DiedDecember 23, 2018(2018-12-23) (aged 87)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Chicago (Ph.D., 1955)
Known forStein–Strömberg theorem
Spouse(s)Elly Intrator
ChildrenKaren Stein
Jeremy C. Stein
AwardsRolf Schock Prize in Mathematics (1993)
Wolf Prize in Mathematics (1999)
National Medal of Science (2001)
Leroy P. Steele Prize (2002)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsPrinceton University
ThesisLinear Operators on Lp Spaces (1955)
Doctoral advisorAntoni Zygmund
Doctoral students

Elias Menachem Stein (January 13, 1931 – December 23, 2018) was an American mathematician. He was a known in the field of harmonic analysis. He was professor of Mathematics at Princeton University from 1963 until his death in 2018.

His honors include the Steele Prize (1984 and 2002), the Schock Prize in Mathematics (1993), the Wolf Prize in Mathematics (1999), and the National Medal of Science (2001). In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[1]

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