American mathematicians
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Scientists from the San Francisco Bay Area
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Stanford University School of Humanities and Sciences faculty
Stanford University Department of Mathematics faculty
Shuffling
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Simon Brendle
Simon Brendle (born June 1981) is a German mathematician. He received his Ph.D. from Tübingen University under the supervision of Gerhard Huisken (2001) and is currently a professor at Stanford Univer...
Hans Samelson
Hans Samelson (3 March 1916 – 22 September 2005) was a German American mathematician who worked in differential geometry, topology and the theory of Lie groups and Lie algebras—important in describing...
Peter Sarnak
Peter Clive Sarnak (born 18 December 1953) is a South African-born American mathematician. He has been Eugene Higgins Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University since 2002, succeeding Andrew Wi...
Richard Schoen
Richard Melvin Schoen (born October 23, 1950) is an American mathematician. Born in Fort Recovery, Ohio, he received his PhD in 1977 from Stanford University. Schoen is currently an distinguished prof...
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Leon Simon
Leon Melvyn Simon is a Bôcher Prize-winning mathematician. He is currently Professor in the Mathematics Department at Stanford University.
Leon Simon, born 6 July 1945, received his BSc from the U...
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Ralph S. Phillips
Ralph Saul Phillips (23 June 1913 – 23 November 1998) was an American mathematician and academic known for his contributions to functional analysis, scattering theory, and servomechanisms. He served a...
Karel deLeeuw
Karel deLeeuw, or de Leeuw ((1930-02-20)February 20, 1930 – August 18, 1978(1978-08-18)), was a mathematics professor at Stanford University, specializing in harmonic analysis and functional analysis....
Persi Diaconis
Persi Warren Diaconis (born January 31, 1945) is an American mathematician and former professional magician. He is the Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics at Stanford Universi...
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Kannan Soundararajan
Kannan Soundararajan is a mathematician and a professor of mathematics at Stanford University. Before moving to Stanford in 2006, he was a faculty member at University of Michigan where he pursued hi...
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Stefan Bergman
Stefan Bergman (5 May 1895 – 6 June 1977) was a Polish-born American mathematician whose primary work was in complex analysis. He is best known for the kernel function he discovered while at Berlin Un...
Cleve Moler
Cleve Barry Moler is an American mathematician and computer programmer specializing in numerical analysis. In the mid to late 1970s, he was one of the authors of LINPACK and EISPACK, Fortran libraries...
Derrick Henry Lehmer
Derrick Henry "Dick" Lehmer (February 23, 1905 – May 22, 1991) was an American mathematician who refined Édouard Lucas' work in the 1930s and devised the Lucas–Lehmer test for Mersenne primes. Lehmer...
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J. V. Uspensky
James Victor Uspensky (April 29, 1883 – January 27, 1947) was a Russian mathematician notable for writing Theory of Equations. He was born in Urga, Outer Mongolia and died in San Francisco, California...
Emmanuel Candès
Emmanuel Jean Candès (born 27 April 1970) is a professor of mathematics, statistics, and electrical engineering (by courtesy) at Stanford University, where he is also the Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathem...
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Samuel Karlin
Samuel Karlin (June 8, 1924 – December 18, 2007) was an American mathematician at Stanford University in the late 20th century.
Karlin was born in Janów, Poland and immigrated to Chicago as a chil...
James Ax
James Burton Ax (1937–2006) was a mathematician who proved several results in algebra and number theory by using model theory. He shared the seventh Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Number Theory with...
Melanie Wood
Melanie Matchett Wood (born 1981) is an American mathematician who became the first female American to make the U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad Team. She completed her Ph.D. in 2009 at Prince...
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Solomon Feferman
Solomon Feferman (born December 13, 1928) is an American philosopher and mathematician with works in mathematical logic.He was born in New York City, New York, and received his Ph.D. in 1957 from the...
Chung Kai-lai
Kai Lai Chung (traditional Chinese: 鍾開萊; simplified Chinese: 钟开莱; September 19, 1917 – June 2, 2009) was a Chinese American mathematician known for his significant contributions to modern probabi...
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Shuffle!
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Steven Kerckhoff
Steven Paul Kerckhoff (born 1952) is a professor of mathematics at Stanford University, who works on hyperbolic 3-manifolds and Teichmüller spaces. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Princeton...
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Edward G. Begle
Edward Griffith Begle (27 November 1914 – 2 March 1978) was a mathematician best known for his role as the director of the School Mathematics Study Group (SMSG), the primary group credited for develop...
John H. Coates
John Henry Coates, FRS (born 26 January 1945) is a mathematician who was the Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom from 1986 to 2012.
Coates...
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Kunihiko Kodaira
Kunihiko Kodaira (小平 邦彦, Kodaira Kunihiko, 16 March 1915 – 26 July 1997) was a Japanese mathematician known for distinguished work in algebraic geometry and the theory of complex manifol...
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George C. Papanicolaou
George C. Papanicolaou (born January 23, 1943) is a Greek-American mathematician who specializes in applied and computational mathematics, partial differential equations, and stochastic processes. He ...
Robert Osserman
Robert Osserman (December 19, 1926 – November 30, 2011) was an American mathematician.Raised in Bronx, he went to Bronx High School of Science (diploma, 1942) and New York University. He earned...
Marston Morse
Harold Calvin Marston Morse (24 March 1892 – 22 June 1977) was an American mathematician best known for his work on the calculus of variations in the large, a subject where he introduced the technique...
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Yum-Tong Siu
Yum-Tong Siu (simplified Chinese: 萧荫堂; traditional Chinese: 蕭蔭堂; pinyin: Xiāo Yìntáng; born May 6, 1943 in Guangzhou, China) is the William Elwood Byerly Professor of Mathematics at Harvar...
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Yitzhak Katznelson
Yitzhak Katznelson (Hebrew: יצחק קצנלסון; born 1934) is an Israeli mathematician. Katznelson was born in Jerusalem. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Paris in 1956. He is...