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Mathematician

Lars Hörmander, Swedish mathematician. Achievements include research on partial differential equations. Recipient Fields medal International Mathematics Union Congress, 1962, Wolf prize in mathematics Wolf Foundation, Israel, 1988.

Background

Hörmander, Lars was born on January 24, 1931 in Mjällby, Sweden.

Education

Master, University Lund, 1950. Doctor, University Lund, 1955.

Career

Professor University Stockholm, 1957-1964, University Stamford, 1963, Institute Advanced Studies, Princeton University, 1964-1968. Professor, chair mathematics University Lund, Sweden, 1968-1995, professor emeritus Sweden, since 1996. Director Mittag-Leffler Institute, Stockholm, 1984-1986.

With Swedish military, 1953-1954.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on partial differential equations.