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mathematics professor

Rolf Jeltsch, Swiss mathematics professor. Swiss National Funds fellow, 1978.

Background

Jeltsch, Rolf was born on October 31, 1945 in Zurich, Switzerland. Son of Max Julius and Claire Ida (Rossel) Jeltsch.

Education

Diploma in mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, 1972. Degree (honorary), North University Baia Mave, Romania, 2002.

Honorary Doctor, North University Baia Mave, Romania, 2002. Honorary Doctor, University of Technology Helsinki, 2008.

Career

Killam postdoctoral fellow Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 1972-1973. Adjunct assistant professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1973-1975. Assistant professor University Kentucky, Lexington, 1975-1976.

Dozent Ruhr University, Bochum, Federal Republic of Germany, 1976-1977, associate professor Federal Republic of Germany, 1977-1979. Full professor, director Institute for Geometry and Practical Mathematics Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany, 1979—1990. Full professor Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, since 1990.

Membership

Member American Mathematics Society, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung, Schweizerische Mathematiker Gesellschaft (president 2002-2003), Gesellschaft fur Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (pres.2005-2007), European Mathematics Society (president 1999-2002), London Mathematics Society, Mathematics Society France, International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (president since 2007), Finish Academy of Sciences and Letters (foreign member).

Connections

Married Marianne Regula Grauer, October 4, 1970. Children: Veronika, Rita, Urs, Claudia.

father:
Max Julius Jeltsch

mother:
Claire Ida (Rossel) Jeltsch

spouse:
Marianne Regula Grauer

children:
Veronika Jeltsch

Rita Jeltsch

Urs Jeltsch

Claudia Jeltsch