Ciprian Foias

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Ciprian Foias
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Born (1933-07-20) 20 July 1933 (age 81)
Reșița, Caraș County, Kingdom of Romania
Nationality Romania
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Indiana University
University of Bucharest
Alma mater University of Bucharest
Doctoral advisor Miron Nicolescu
Doctoral students Adrian Ocneanu
Florian Potra
Edriss Titi
Dan-Virgil Voiculescu
László Zsidó
Jesenko Vukadinovic
Costel Peligrad
Constantin Onica
Eric Olson
Igor Kukavica
Luan Hoang
Caixing Gu
Zoran Grujic
Alp Eden
Radu Dascaliuc
Alexey Cheskidov
Animikh Biswas
Amir Reza Arab
Notable awards Wiener Prize (1995)

Ciprian Ilie Foiaș (born 20 July 1933) is a Romanian-American mathematician. He was awarded the Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics in 1995, for his contributions in operator theory.

Born in Romania, Foias received his doctorate from the University of Bucharest in 1962, under supervision of Miron Nicolescu. He taught at his alma mater (1966–1979), Paris-Sud 11 University (1979–1983), and Indiana University (1983 until retirement). Since 2000, he has been teaching and doing research at Texas A&M University, where he is a Distinguished Professor. The Foias constant is named after him. Foias is listed as an ISI highly cited researcher.[1]

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