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Wolfgang Anton Dahmen

Wolfgang Anton Dahmen, German mathematician, education educator. Research grantee North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1984-1987, United States Navy, 1987, Journal of Approx. Theory, 2000, Inter-Services Intelligence Highly Cited, since 2001,Leibniz prize, 2002.


  • Dahmen, Wolfgang Anton was born on October 19, 1949 in Linnich, North Rhine-Westphalia, Federal Republic of Germany. Son of Franz Heinrich and Agnes Maria (Lambertz) Dahmen.

  • Education

    • Diploma in mathematics, Technology University, Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of National Science, Technology University, Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1976. Habilitation, University Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany, 1981.


    • Research assistant mathematics Technology University, Aachen, 1974-1976. Assistant professor Institute Applied Mathematics, University Bonn., 1976-1981. Postdoctoral fellow International Business Machines Corporation T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1979-1980.

      Professor mathematics University Bielefeld, 1981-1987, University Berlin, 1987-1992, University Aachen, Germany, since 1992. Adjunct professor University South Carolina, Columbia, since 2005. Consultant Mental Images, Berlin, 1990.


    • Editor: Computation of Curves and Surfaces, 1990. Co-editor: Constructive Approximation, since 1985, co-editor in chief, since 2004, Approximation Theory and its Applications, since 1984, Advances in Computational Mathematics, since 1992, Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, since 1992, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Journal Mathematical Anal. since 1996.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Served with German army, 1968-1970, member senate German Research Foundation, since 2005, panel Prince Edward Island member European Research Council, since 2006, member German Academy of Sciences, since 2009.



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    • Married Therese Maria Jansen, January 12, 1973. 1 child, Marc.
    • father: Franz Heinrich Dahmen
    • mother: Agnes Maria (Lambertz) Dahmen
    • spouse: Therese Maria Jansen
    • child: Marc Dahmen
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    • 1974
      Technology University
    • 1976
      Doctor of National Science
    • 1981
      University Bonn
    • 1974 - 1976
      Research assistant, mathematics Technology University
      Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1976 - 1981
      assistant, professor Institute Applied Mathematical
    • 1979 - 1980
      postdoctoral fellow, International Business Machines Corporation T.J. Watson Research Center
      Yorktown Heights, New York, United States
    • 1981 - 1987
      professor, mathematics University Bielefeld
    • 1987 - 1992
      professor, mathematics University Bielefeld
    • 1992
      professor, mathematics University Bielefeld
    • 2005
      adjunct professor, University South Carolina
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
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