George Kempf

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George Rushing Kempf
Born (1944-08-12)12 August 1944
Globe, Arizona
Died 16 July 2002(2002-07-16) (aged 57)
Lawrence, Kansas
Residence USA
Nationality American
Fields Mathematician
Institutions Johns Hopkins University
Alma mater Johns Hopkins University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Columbia University
Doctoral advisor Steven Kleiman

George Rushing Kempf (Globe, Arizona, August 12, 1944 – Lawrence, Kansas, July 16, 2002) was a mathematician who worked on algebraic geometry, who proved the Riemann–Kempf singularity theorem, the Kempf–Ness theorem, the Kempf vanishing theorem, and who introduced Kempf varieties.


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