O. Timothy O'Meara

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O. Timothy O'Meara
Timothy O'Meara receiving honorary degree from Father Ted Hesburgh.jpg
Timothy O'Meara (right) receiving honorary degree from Father Ted Hesburgh.
Born (1928-01-29) January 29, 1928 (age 87)
South Africa
Nationality American
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Notre Dame
Alma mater Princeton University
Doctoral advisor Emil Artin
Doctoral students Everett C. Dade
Larry Gerstein
Alexander J. Hahn (de)

Onorato Timothy O'Meara (born January 29, 1928) is an American mathematician known for his work in number theory, linear groups and quadratic forms. He is provost emeritus and professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of Notre Dame.

O’Meara is the author of Symplectic Groups, Introduction to Quadratic Forms, and The Classical Groups and K-Theory (co-author, Alexander J. Hahn (de)).

In 2008, the University of Notre Dame Mathematics Library was rededicated and named in his honor.

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