Robin Hartshorne

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Robin Hartshorne
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Born (1938-03-15) March 15, 1938 (age 76)
Boston, United States
Nationality American
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Harvard University
Alma mater Princeton University
Doctoral advisor John Coleman Moore
Oscar Zariski
Doctoral students David Gieseker
Arthur Ogus
Joel Roberts
Notable awards Steele Prize (1979)

Robin Cope Hartshorne (born March 15, 1938) is an American mathematician. Hartshorne is an algebraic geometer who studied with Zariski, Mumford, J.-P. Serre and Grothendieck.

He was a Putnam Fellow in Fall, 1958. He received his doctorate from Princeton University in 1963[1] and then became a Junior Fellow at Harvard University, where he taught for several years. In the 1970s he was appointed to the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently retired.

Hartshorne is the author of the popular text Algebraic Geometry. He plays the shakuhachi.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]

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  • Home page at the University of California at Berkeley