Åke Pleijel

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Åke Pleijel
Born (1913-08-10)10 August 1913
Stockholm
Died 24 September 1989(1989-09-24) (aged 76)
Nationality  Swedish
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Lund University
Uppsala University
Alma mater Stockholm University
Doctoral advisor Torsten Carleman
Doctoral students Abiy Kifle
Christer Bennewitz
Jaak Peetre

Åke Pleijel (10 August 1913 – 24 September 1989) was a Swedish mathematician.

He completed his Ph.D. in mathematics at Stockholm University in 1940 (with Torsten Carleman as supervisor), and later became Professor of Mathematics at Uppsala University.

Åke Pleijel published the paper Minakshisundaram & Pleijel (1949) in which the Minakshisundaram–Pleijel zeta function was introduced.

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