Louis Nirenberg

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Louis Nirenberg
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Louis Nirenberg in 1975 (photo courtesy MFO)
Born (1925-02-28) 28 February 1925 (age 94)
ResidenceUS
CitizenshipCanadian, American
Alma materMcGill University,
New York University
Known forPartial differential equations
Gagliardo–Nirenberg interpolation inequality
Gagliardo–Nirenberg–Sobolev inequality
Bounded mean oscillation (John–Nirenberg space)
AwardsBôcher Memorial Prize (1959)
Crafoord Prize (1982)
Steele Prize (1994, 2014)
National Medal of Science (1995)
Chern Medal (2010)
Abel Prize (2015)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsNew York University
Doctoral advisorJames Stoker
Doctoral studentsDjairo Guedes de Figueiredo (pt)
Sergiu Klainerman
Martin Schechter (de)

Louis Nirenberg (born 28 February 1925) is a Canadian American mathematician. He is thought to be one of the outstanding analysts of the twentieth century.[1] He has made fundamental contributions to linear and nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs) and their application to complex analysis and geometry.

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  1. Allyn Jackson (March 2002). "Interview with Louis Nirenberg". Notes of the AMS 49 (4): 441-449. http://www.mat.ucm.es/~ln06/nirenberg/interview.pdf. Retrieved 2015-03-26. 

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