Alan Weinstein

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Alan David Weinstein (17 June 1943, New York City)[1] is a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley who works in symplectic geometry, Poisson geometry, and mathematical physics.

Weinstein completed his Ph.D. at Berkeley in 1967 under the direction of Shiing-Shen Chern. His dissertation was entitled "The cut locus and conjugate locus of a Riemannian manifold". He is a former chair of the Department of Mathematics at Berkeley.

He supervised the Ph.D. thesis of 34 students, including Viktor Ginzburg and Steven Zelditch.

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

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  1. ^ American Men and Women of Science, Thomson Gale, 2005
  2. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-09-01.
  3. ^ Review of Geometric Models for Noncommutative Algebras: Johannes Huebschmann (2001), MR1747916

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