Elon Lages Lima

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Elon Lages Lima
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Born(1929-07-09)July 9, 1929
DiedMay 7, 2017(2017-05-07) (aged 87)
NationalityBrazilian
Alma materUniversity of Chicago
University of Brazil
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
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", Revista Matemática Universitária, Number 33, December 2002, pp. 97–120.
  2. "Brazilian Academy of Sciences: Elon Lages Lima".
  3. http://rmu.sbm.org.br/Conteudo/n09_n10/n09_n10_Noticias02.pdf
  4. "IMPA - Ops! 404". impa.br.

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