Josef Stoer

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Stoer at Erlangen in 1987 (courtesy MFO)

Josef Stoer (21 June 1934, Meschede - ) is a German mathematician specializing in numerical analysis and professor emeritus of the Institut für Mathematik of Universität Würzburg.[1]

He earned his Ph.D. in 1961 at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz under Friedrich Ludwig Bauer and Klaus Samelson. He has advised over 20 doctoral students.[2]

He is the author (with Roland Bulirsch) of Introduction to Numerical Analysis, a standard reference for the theory of numerical methods. He has an honorary doctorate from the University of Augsburg (2007) and the Technical University of Munich (1997)[3] and is a member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (1981).[4]