Calvin C. Moore
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Institutions||University of California, Berkeley|
|Doctoral advisor||George Mackey|
|Doctoral students|| Roger Howe |
Calvin C. Moore (born November 2, 1936 in New York City)is an American mathematician who works in the theory of operator algebras and topological groups.
Moore graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor's degree in 1958 and with a Ph.D. in 1960 under the supervision of George Mackey (Extensions and cohomology theory of locally compact groups).In 1961 he became assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley and professor in 1966. From 1977 to 1980, he was director of the Center for Pure and Applied mathematics.
With Shiing-Shen Chern and Isadore Singer, he co-founded Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in 1982. From 1964 to 1965 he was at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. From 1965 to 1967 he was a Sloan Fellow. From 1971 to 1979 he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Mathematical Society, whose fellow he is.Since 1977, he is co-editor of the Pacific Journal of Mathematics . From 1978 to 1979 he was a Miller research professor at Berkeley.
He has written on a history of mathematics at Berkeley.
His students include Roger Howe, Truman Bewley and Bruce Blackadar.
Isadore Manuel Singer was an American mathematician. He was an Emeritus Institute Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley.
Shiing-Shen Chern was a Chinese-American mathematician and poet. He made fundamental contributions to differential geometry and topology. He has been called the "father of modern differential geometry" and is widely regarded as a leader in geometry and one of the greatest mathematicians of the twentieth century, winning numerous awards and recognition including the Wolf Prize and the inaugural Shaw Prize. In memory of Shiing-Shen Chern, the International Mathematical Union established the Chern Medal in 2010 to recognize "an individual whose accomplishments warrant the highest level of recognition for outstanding achievements in the field of mathematics".
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