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Mathematics educator

Max Albert Knus, Swiss mathematics educator.

Background

Knus, Max Albert was born on April 14, 1942 in Peseux, Neuchatel, Switzerland. Son of Alfred and Lina (Gerlicher) Knus.

Education

Diploma in mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland, 1966.

Career

Fellow, Battelle Institute, Geneva, 1966-1967; postgraduate fellow, Brandeis U., Massachusetts, 1967-1968; postgraduate fellow, U. Geneva, Waltham, Switzerland, 1968-1969; assistant professor, Swiss Federal Institute Technology, Zürich, 1969-1972; associate professor, Swiss Federal Institute Technology, Zürich, 1972-1979; professor, Swiss Federal Institute Technology, Zürich, since 1979; head department mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute Technology, Zürich, 1989-1991. Visitor Tata Institute Fundamental Research, Bombay, 1980, 84, 86, 91.

Connections

Married Marianne Secretan, July 28, 1970. Children: Pierrine, Sébastien.

father:
Alfred Knus

mother:
Lina (Gerlicher) Knus

spouse:
Marianne Secretan

children:
Pierrine Knus

Sébastien Knus