Tim Cochran

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Tim Cochran
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Tim Cochran (1986)
Born(1955-04-07)April 7, 1955
DiedDecember 16, 2014(2014-12-16) (aged 59)
Nationality United States
Alma materUniversity of California
Known forCochran–Orr–Teichner (solvable) filtration
Scientific career
InstitutionsRice University
Doctoral advisorRobion Kirby
Doctoral studentsShelly Harvey
Constance Leidy
Aaron Heap
Peter D Horn

Thomas (Tim) Daniel Cochran (April 7, 1955 – December 16, 2014) was an American mathematician. He was professor of mathematics at Rice University. He worked in topology, especially low-dimensional topology, the theory of knots and links and associated algebra.

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