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Peter Gritzmann

Peter Gritzmann, German mathematics professor. Studienstiftung Deutschen Volkes scholar, l974-78; Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung research grantee, l986-87, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft research grantee, l989—; recipient Max Planck Research award, 1992, Karl Max von Bauernfeind medal, 2000. Member of Carl von Linde Academy (director 2004-2008), German Mathematics Society (vice president 2000-2001, president 2002-2003).

Background

  • Gritzmann, Peter was born on December 17, 1954 in Dortmund, Germany. Son of Alfred M. and Felizitas C.M. (Taiber) Gritzmann.

  • Education

    • Diploma in mathematics, University Dortmund, 1978. Doctor of Natural Sciences, University Siegen, 1980. Habilitation, University Siegen, 1984.

    Career

    • Assistant professor, science assistant University Siegen, Germany, 1978-1985, professor Germany, 1985-1988. Professor mathematics University Augsburg, Germany, 1990-1991, University Trier, Germany, 1988-1990, 91-97, Technology University Munich, since 1997, chair department mathematics, 1998-2000. Visiting associate professor University Washington, Seattle, 1986-1987, visiting professor, 1989-1990, 93.

      Senior research fellow Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, Minneapolis, 1987. Inv. professor University Paris VII, 1998.

    Works

    • Editor books and journals in field. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Carl von Linde Academy (director 2004-2008), German Mathematics Society (vice president 2000-2001, president 2002-2003).

    Connections

    • Married Gitta Hartmann, May ll, l983. 1 child, Simon Christopher.
    • father: Alfred M. Gritzmann
    • mother: Felizitas C.M. (Taiber) Gritzmann
    • spouse: Gitta Hartmann
    • child: Simon Christopher Gritzmann
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    Born December 17, 1954
    (age 62)
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    • 1978
      University Dortmund
    • 1980
      University Siegen
    • 1984
      University Siegen
    • 1978 - 1985
      Assistant, University Siegen
      Germany
    • 1978 - 1985
      science assistant, University Siegen
      Germany
    • 1988 - 1990
      professor, mathematics University Augsburg
      Germany
    • 1990 - 1991
      professor, mathematics University Augsburg
      Germany
    • 1997
      professor, mathematics University Augsburg
    • 1998
      professor, mathematics University Augsburg
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