George Glauberman

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George Glauberman
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George Isaac Glauberman

(1941-03-03) March 3, 1941 (age 79)
Academic background
Alma mater
Doctoral advisor R. H. Bruck
Academic work
DisciplineMathematics
Institutions University of Chicago
Doctoral students
Main interests Finite simple groups

George Isaac Glauberman (born 1941) is a mathematician at the University of Chicago who works on finite simple groups. He proved the ZJ theorem and the Z* theorem.

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Born in New York City on March 3, 1941, Glauberman did his undergraduate studies at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, graduating in 1961, and earned a master's degree from Harvard University in 1962. [1] He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1965, under the supervision of Richard Bruck. [2] He has had 22 PhD students, including Ahmed Chalabi and Peter Landrock, the president and founder of Cryptomathic. He has co-authored with J. L. Alperin, Simon P. Norton, and Zvi Arad.

In 1970 he was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians at Nice. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society. [3]

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