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mathematician , Education educator

Wolfgang Anton Dahmen, German mathematician, education educator. Research grantee North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1984-1987, United States Navy, 1987, Journal of Approx. Theory, 2000, Inter-Services Intelligence Highly Cited, since 2001,Leibniz prize, 2002.


Dahmen, Wolfgang Anton was born on October 19, 1949 in Linnich, North Rhine-Westphalia, Federal Republic of Germany. Son of Franz Heinrich and Agnes Maria (Lambertz) Dahmen.


Diploma in mathematics, Technology University, Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of National Science, Technology University, Aachen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1976. Habilitation, University Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany, 1981.


Research assistant mathematics Technology University, Aachen, 1974-1976. Assistant professor Institute Applied Mathematics, University Bonn., 1976-1981. Postdoctoral fellow International Business Machines Corporation T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1979-1980.

Professor mathematics University Bielefeld, 1981-1987, University Berlin, 1987-1992, University Aachen, Germany, since 1992. Adjunct professor University South Carolina, Columbia, since 2005. Consultant Mental Images, Berlin, 1990.


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  • Other Work

    • Editor: Computation of Curves and Surfaces, 1990. Co-editor: Constructive Approximation, since 1985, co-editor in chief, since 2004, Approximation Theory and its Applications, since 1984, Advances in Computational Mathematics, since 1992, Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, since 1992, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Journal Mathematical Anal. since 1996.


Served with German army, 1968-1970, member senate German Research Foundation, since 2005, panel Prince Edward Island member European Research Council, since 2006, member German Academy of Sciences, since 2009.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Tae Kwon Do.


Married Therese Maria Jansen, January 12, 1973. 1 child, Marc.

Franz Heinrich Dahmen

Agnes Maria (Lambertz) Dahmen

Therese Maria Jansen

Marc Dahmen