Jacqueline Naze Tjøtta

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Jacqueline Naze Tjøtta
Jacqueline Naze Tjøtta 1966.jpg
Jacqueline Naze Tjøtta in 1966
Born(1935-06-01)1 June 1935
Died9 March 2017(2017-03-09) (aged 81)
NationalityFrench/Norwegian
OccupationMathematician

Jacqueline Andrée Naze Tjøtta (1 June 1935 – 9 March 2017) was a French-born Norwegian mathematician. She became the first female mathematical sciences professor in Norway.[1]

Naze was born in Montpellier, France. She graduated in mathematics from the Aix-Marseille University and Sorbonne, Paris. She married Norwegian mathematician Sigve Tjøtta in 1964.

Naze was appointed professor in applied mathematics at the University of Bergen from 1966. Her research interests have focused on kinetic theory, magnetohydrodynamics and theoretical acoustics.[2] Naze died in Oslo, Norway on 9 March 2017, aged 81.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Berntsen, Jarle; Lunde, Per (16 March 2017). "Nekrolog: Jacqueline Andreè Naze Tjøtta". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  2. Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1973). "Tjøtta, Jacqueline Andrée Naze". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 564. Retrieved 26 March 2017.