John Torrence Tate Jr.
March 13, 1925
|Died||October 16, 2019 (aged 94)|
Lexington, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||Harvard University (A.B., 1946)|
Princeton University (Ph.D., 1950)
|Known for||Tate conjecture|
|Awards||Abel Prize (2010)|
Wolf Prize (2002/03)
Steele Prize (1995)
Cole Prize in Number Theory (1956)
|Institutions||Princeton University (1950–1953)|
Columbia University (1953–1954)
Harvard University (1954–1990)
University of Texas at Austin (1990–2009)
|Doctoral advisor||Emil Artin|
|Doctoral students||V. Kumar Murty|
William C. Waterhouse
Kenneth Alan Ribet
Joseph H. Silverman
|Influenced||John H. Coates|
John Torrence Tate Jr. (March 13, 1925 – October 16, 2019) was an American mathematician. He was known for his works in algebraic number theory, arithmetic geometry and related areas in algebraic geometry. He was a professor emeritus at Harvard University. He was awarded the Abel Prize in 2010.
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- Anne Marie Astad (ed.). "The Abel Prize". The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
- Ralph K.M. Haurwitz (March 24, 2010). "Retired UT mathematician wins prestigious Abel Prize". Statesman.com. Archived from the original on March 26, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "John T. Tate, Familiar Name in the World of Numbers, Dies at 94". The New York Times. October 28, 2019.
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