Morris Hirsch

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Morris Hirsch
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Born (1933-06-28) June 28, 1933 (age 81)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Alma mater University of Chicago
Doctoral advisor Edwin Spanier
Stephen Smale
Doctoral students Duane Cooper
William Goldman
David Spring
William Thurston

Morris William Hirsch (born June 28, 1933) is an American mathematician, formerly at the University of California, Berkeley.

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Hirsch attained his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1958, under supervision of Edwin Spanier and Stephen Smale.[1] His thesis was entitled Immersions of Manifolds. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]


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