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Carlos Graef Fernández

Carlos Graef Fernández, Mathematician, National Irrigation Commission. Awarded the National Prize in Sciences, 1970. Member, Seminar of Mexican Culture, since 1949; President, Seminar of Mexican Culture, 1952-1954.

Background

  • Graef Fernández, Carlos was born on February 25, 1911 in Guanacevi, Durango, Mexico. Son of Carlos Graef Ziehl, and Gudelia Fernández. Grandfather from Germany disciple of Manuel Sandoval Vallarta.

  • Education

    • Primary and secondary studies, Colegio Alemán, Federal District. Preparatory studies, Darmstadt Higher School. Engineering degree, National School of Engineering, National Autonomous University.

      Master of Arts degree, School of Science, National Autonomous University. Ph.D., MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1940. Studies at Harvard University.

      Professor, Theory of Relativity, School of Science, National Autonomous University, since 1941. Professor, Theory of Relativity and Gravitation, Harvard University, 1944-1945. Professor of Mathematics, National Autonomous University, since 1934.

      Dean, School of Sciences, National Autonomous University, 1957-1959. Director, Institute of Physics, National Autonomous University, 1945-1957. Director of Researchers, Institute of Mathematics, National Autonomous University, 1944.

    Career

    • Professor of mathematics, physics, astronomy. H. Guanacevi, Dgo., February 25, 1911. S. Carlos Graef Ziehl and Gudelia Fernández.

      Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States of America, 1940. Professor mathematics, LTniv. Nacional de México, since 1934, chief of research workers, Institute de Matemáticas, since 1944.

      Mathematician, national irrigation column., 1936-1937. Assistant, director. Observatorio Astrofísico, Tonanzintla, 1941-1944. Visiting lecturer, Harvard University, United States of America, 1944-1945.

      Member Society Matemática Mexicana (vice-president), American Mathematical Society, American Astronomical Society. H.; visiting lecturer, Harvard University, United States of America, 1944-1945.

    Religion

    Roman Catholic.

    Membership

    Member Society Matemática Mexicana (vice-president), American Mathematical Society, American Astronomical Society.

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    • Spouse Alicia Sánchez Castell.
    • father: Carlos Graef Ziehl
    • mother: Gudelia Fernández
    • spouse: Alicia Sánchez Castell
    • children: Alicia GRAEF FERNÁNDEZ
    • Carolina GRAEF FERNÁNDEZ
    • Carlos GRAEF FERNÁNDEZ
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