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educator , Mathematician

Peter Karl Henrici, Swiss mathematician, educator. Named John v. Neumann lecturer, Society Industrial & Applied Mathematics, Gesellschaft Angew. Mathematics Mechanical.

Background

Henrici, Peter Karl was born on September 13, 1923 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Hermann and Erika (Muller) Henrici.

Education

Degree in Maturity Gymnasium, 1942. Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1948. Diploma in Mathematics, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1951.

Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, 1953.

Career

Research assistant Federal Institute of Technology, 1949—1951, professor mathematics, since 1962, University of California at Los Angeles, 1956—1962. Research associate American University, Washington, 1951—1956. Kenan professor mathematics University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, since 1985.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

Married Eleonore Jacottet Henrici, 1951 (divorced 1972). Children: Christoph, Katherine. Married Marie Louise Kaufmann Henrici, March 1, 1973.

1 child Andreas.

father:
Hermann Henrici

mother:
Erika (Muller) Henrici

spouses:
Eleonore Jacottet Henrici

Marie Louise Kaufmann Henrici

children:
Christoph Henrici

Katherine Henrici

Andreas Henrici