Elon Lages Lima

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Elon Lages Lima
Born(1929-07-09)July 9, 1929
DiedMay 7, 2017(2017-05-07) (aged 87)
Alma materUniversity of Chicago
University of Brazil
Scientific career
InstitutionsInstituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada
Doctoral advisorEdwin Spanier

Elon Lages Lima (July 9, 1929 – May 7, 2017)[1] was a Brazilian mathematician. His research concerns differential topology, algebraic topology, and differential geometry.[2] Lima was an influential figure in the development of mathematics in Brazil.[3]

Lima was professor emeritus at Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada[4] of which he was the director during three separate periods.

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  1. Circe Mary Silva da Silva, "Entrevista: Elon Lages Lima Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine", Revista Matemática Universitária, Number 33, December 2002, pp. 97–120.
  2. "Brazilian Academy of Sciences: Elon Lages Lima".
  3. "Elon Lages Lima" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-11-25. Retrieved 2017-05-07.
  4. "IMPA - Ops! 404". impa.br. Archived from the original on 2019-02-05. Retrieved 2019-02-15.

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