Klaus Fischer (mathematician)

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Klaus Fischer
Born November 12, 1943
Zwickau, Germany
Died July 2, 2009 (aged 65)
Fairfax Station, Virginia, United States
Nationality United States, Germany
Fields Mathematician
Institutions George Mason University
Alma mater Northwestern University
Doctoral advisor Kenneth Roy Mount
Known for algebraic geometry, commutative algebra, graph theory, and combinatorics

Klaus Gunter Fischer (November 12, 1943 – July 2, 2009) was an American mathematician of German origin. He worked on a wide range of problems in algebraic geometry, commutative algebra, graph theory, and combinatorics.

Fischer was chair of the Mathematics Department at George Mason University at the time of his death.

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