Heinz Bauer

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Heinz Bauer
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Heinz Bauer
Born (1928-01-31)31 January 1928
Nuremberg, Germany
Died 15 August 2002(2002-08-15) (aged 74)
Erlangen, Germany
Nationality German
Fields Mathematician
Institutions University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Alma mater University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Doctoral advisor Otto Haupt
Doctoral students Karl-Theodor Sturm
Notable awards Bavarian Order of Merit
Fellow of the Leopoldina
Chauvenet Prize (1980)

Heinz Bauer (31 January 1928 – 15 August 2002) was a German mathematician.

Bauer studied at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and received his PhD there in 1953 under the supervision of Otto Haupt and finished his habilitation in 1956, both for work with Otto Haupt. After a short time from 1961 to 1965 as professor at the University of Hamburg he stayed his whole career at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. His research focus was the Potential theory, Probability theory and Functional analysis

Bauer received the Chauvenet Prize in 1980 and became a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in 1986. Bauer died in Erlangen.

References[edit]

  • Dalang, Robert C. (2002). "Heinz Bauer (1928–2002)". Expositiones Mathematicae 20 (4): 289. doi:10.1016/S0723-0869(02)80008-1. 
  • Konrad Jacobs, Obituary in Aequationes Mathematicae, Vol.65, 2003, p. 1

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