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mathematics professor , researcher

John Torrence Tate was American mathematics professor, researcher. Recipient Cole prize in number theory, American Mathematics Society, 1956, Leroy P. Steele prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematics Society, 1995; co-recipient Wolf prize in mathematics Wolf Foundation, Israel, 2003, Abel prize, Norwegian Academy Sciences and Letters, 2010.

Background

Tate, John Torrence was born on March 13, 1925 in Minneapolis.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1950.

Career

With Harvard University, 1954—1990. Sid W. Richardson chair mathematics University Texas, Austin, 1990—2009.

Membership

Member National Academy of Sciences, Academie des Sciences (Paris), honorary member London Mathematical Society.

Connections

Married; 3 children.