Brooke Benjamin

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T. Brooke Benjamin
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Brooke Benjamin
Born (1929-04-15)15 April 1929
Wallasey, England
Died 16 August 1995(1995-08-16) (aged 66)
Oxford, England
Nationality United Kingdom
Fields Fluid dynamics
Mathematical analysis
Institutions University of Cambridge
University of Essex
University of Oxford
Alma mater University of Liverpool
Yale University
University of Cambridge
Doctoral students John Dwyer
Known for Benjamin–Bona–Mahony equation
Benjamin–Ono equation
Benjamin–Feir instability

Thomas Brooke Benjamin, FRS[1] (15 April 1929 – 16 August 1995) was an English mathematical physicist and mathematician, best known for his work in mathematical analysis and fluid mechanics, especially in applications of nonlinear differential equations.[2] Benjamin was awarded a doctorate degree at King's College, Cambridge in 1955.[3][4]

From 1978 until his death in 1995 he was Sedleian professor of natural philosophy at the Mathematical Institute, together with a fellowship at The Queen's College, both at the University of Oxford.

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  1. ^ Hunt, J. C. R. (2003). "Thomas Brooke Benjamin. 15 April 1929 – 16 August 1995 Elected FRS 1966". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 49: 39–67. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2003.0003.  edit
  2. ^ Hunt, J. C. R. (2006). "Nonlinear and Wave Theory Contributions of T. Brooke Benjamin (1929–1995)". Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 38: 1–25. Bibcode:2006AnRFM..38....1H. doi:10.1146/annurev.fluid.38.050304.092028.  edit
  3. ^ Brooke Benjamin at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Brooke Benjamin", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews .

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