Isadore Singer

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Isadore Singer
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Isadore Singer, 1977
Born (1924-05-03) May 3, 1924 (age 94)
Detroit, Michigan, USA
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Michigan (BA)
University of Chicago (MS, PhD)
Known forAtiyah–Singer index theorem
Spouse(s)Rosemary Singer m.1956
AwardsBôcher Memorial Prize (1969)
National Medal of Science (1983)
Wigner Medal (1988)
Steele Prize (2000)
Abel Prize (2004)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsMIT, UC Berkeley, UCLA
Doctoral advisorIrving Segal
Doctoral studentsRichard L. Bishop
Andrew Browder
David G. Ebin
Dan Freed
Conan Nai-Chung Leung
John Lott
Hugo Rossi
Linda Rothschild
Gerald Schwarz
Nancy K. Stanton
Frank W. Warner (de)

Isadore Manuel Singer (born May 3, 1924) is an American mathematician. He is an Institute Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley.[1][2][3]

Singer is known for his work with Michael Atiyah proving the Atiyah–Singer index theorem in 1962,.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Isadore Singer | MIT Mathematics". math.mit.edu. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  2. "Isadore M. Singer | Department of Mathematics at University of California Berkeley". math.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  3. "Singer biography". www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  4. Devlin, Keith (April 2004). "Abel Prize Awarded: The Mathematicians' Nobel". Devlin's Angle. Mathematical Association of America.