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Mathematician , researcher

Hermann Thorisson, Swedish Mathematician, researcher. Grantee Swedish Institute, 1978-1979, U. Goteborg, 1979-1981, research grantee Swedish Natural Science Research Council, 1981-1987, Icelandic Science Foundation, 1982-1985; Senior Fulbright scholar, 1985-1986. Member Icelandic Mathematics Society (chairman 1993-1994).

Background

Thorisson, Hermann was born on October 1, 1952 in Seydisfjordur, Iceland. Son of Thorir Bergsson and Bjorg Hermannsdottir.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, U. Goteborg, Sweden, 1981.

Career

Teaching assistant, Chalmers U. Technology, Goteborg, 1976-1979; assistant professor, Chalmers U. Technology, Goteborg, 1981-1985; associate professor, U. Goteborg, 1987-1990; research professor, U. Iceland, Reykjavik, since 1990. Visiting scholar Stanford (California) U., 1985-1987.

Membership

Member Icelandic Mathematics Society (chairman 1993-1994).

Connections

Married Rannveig Sigurdardottir. Children: Freyr, Nanna.

father:
Thorir Bergsson

mother:
Bjorg Hermannsdottir

spouse:
Rannveig Sigurdardottir

children:
Freyr Thorisson

Nanna Thorisson