Robert James Blattner was an emeritus mathematics professor at University of California, Los Angeles working on harmonic analysis, representation theory, and geometric quantization, who introduced Blattner"s conjecture.
University of Chicago.
Born in Milwaukee, Blattner received his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1957. Blattner was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 1964-1965. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.