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**Paul Gregory Goerss** (born: 28 August 1957) is an American mathematician.

He was born on 28 August 1957 in Cleveland, Ohio.

He completed his PhD in mathematics in 1983 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His doctoral supervisor was Franklin Paul Peterson and his doctoral thesis was on *Results on Brown-Gitler Spectra *.^{ [1] }

The **Massachusetts Institute of Technology** (**MIT**) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. The Institute is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university, with a campus that extends more than a mile alongside the Charles River.

In topology, a discipline within mathematics, the **Brown–Gitler spectrum** is a spectrum whose cohomology is a certain cyclic module over the Steenrod algebra.

He has served as a professor of mathematics at the Wellesley College, the University of Washington and also at Northwestern University.

**Wellesley College** is a private women's liberal arts college in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Founded in 1870 by Henry and Pauline Durant, it is a member of the original Seven Sisters Colleges. Wellesley is home to 56 departmental and interdepartmental majors spanning the liberal arts, as well as over 150 student clubs and organizations. The college also allows its students to cross-register at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brandeis University, Babson College and Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. Wellesley athletes compete in the NCAA Division III New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference.

The **University of Washington** is a public research university in Seattle, Washington.

**Northwestern University** (**NU**) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida; Washington, D.C.; and San Francisco, California. Along with its undergraduate programs, Northwestern is known for its Kellogg School of Management, Pritzker School of Law, Feinberg School of Medicine, Bienen School of Music, Medill School of Journalism, and McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science.

He is a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.^{ [2] }

The **American Mathematical Society** (**AMS**) is an association of professional mathematicians dedicated to the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, and serves the national and international community through its publications, meetings, advocacy and other programs.

His notable publications are: ^{ [3] }

*A homotopy operation spectral sequence for the computation of homotopy groups*

*On the André-Quillen cohomology of commutative F -algebras*

*Algebraic K-theory and algebraic topology*

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