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Richard Dagobert Brauer

mathematician , educator.

Richard Dagobert Brauer, German mathematician, educator. Recipient National Medal Science, 1970. Fellow John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, 1941-1942.; Member Royal Society Canada, American Mathematics Society (Cole prize 1949; member), American Philosophical Society.

Background

Brauer, Richard Dagobert was born on February 10, 1901 in Berlin. Son of Max and Lilly Caroline (Jacob) Brauer.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy. summa cum laude, U. Berlin, 1925. D. Mathematics (honorary), University Waterloo, 1968. Doctor of Science, University Chicago, 1969, U. Notre Dame, 1974, Brandeis U., 1975.

Career

Naturalized United States citizen, 1954. Privatdozent, U. Koenigsberg (Germany), 1927-1933. Visiting professor U. Kentucky, 1933-1934.

Assistant Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1934-1935. Assistant professor of University Toronto, 1935-1943, associate professor, 1943-1946, professor, 1946-1948. Mathematics University of Michigan, 1948-1952.

Professor mathematics Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1952-1966, Perkins professor mathematics, 1966-1971, Perkins professor emeritus, 1971-1977. Visiting professor Nagoya U., 1959, University of Chicago, 1968-1969, 74, U. Aarhus, Denmark, 1972. Gauss professor Akademie der Wissenschaften, Göttingen, 1964.

Membership

Fellow John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, 1941-1942. Member Royal Society Canada, American Mathematics Society (Cole prize 1949. Member), American Philosophical Society.

Connections

Married Ilse Karger, September 17, 1925. Children: George Ulrich, Fred Gunter.

father:
Max Brauer

mother:
Lilly Caroline (Jacob) Brauer

spouse:
Ilse Karger

children:
George Ulrich Brauer

Fred Gunter Brauer