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Beno Eckmann (1988)
31 March 1917|
|Died||25 November 2008(aged 91)|
|Alma mater||ETH Zürich|
|Doctoral advisor||Heinz Hopf|
|Doctoral students||Alfred Aeppli
Peter J. Huber
|Known for||Calabi–Eckmann manifolds
Born in Bern, Eckmann received his master's degree from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH) in 1939. Later he studied there under Heinz Hopf, obtaining his Ph.D. in 1941. Eckmann was the 2008 recipient of the Albert Einstein Medal.
- Tod eines begnadeten Mathematikers.[dead link] Tachles, November 28, 2008. Accessed December 2, 2008
- 2008 Albert Einstein Medal Laureate.(in German). Albert Einstein Society. Accessed December 2, 2008.
- Profile for Jean-Pierre Eckmann on geni.com, retrieved 2011-04-30; Photo of Jean-Pierre Eckmann as a child with his parents, in the mathematical photo collection of the Mathematical Research Institute of Oberwolfach, retrieved 2011-04-30.