Herbert S. Green
Herbert Sydney Green (1920–1999)
|Born||17 December 1920
Ipswich, England, UK
|Died||16 February 1999
|Citizenship||British – Australian|
|Institutions||University of Adelaide
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
|Alma mater||University of Edinburgh|
|Doctoral advisor||Max Born|
|Doctoral students||Maurice Brearley
|Known for||BBGKY hierarchy|
Herbert (Bert) Sydney Green (17 December 1920 – 16 February 1999) was a British–Australian physicist. Green was a doctoral student of the Nobel Laureate Max Born at Edinburgh, with whom he was involved in the development of the modern kinetic theory. Green is the letter "G" in the BBGKY hierarchy.
Green is survived by wife Marie-Louise Green and children Johanne Green and Roy Green (dean of several management schools around the world, including NUIG, Ireland and MGSM, Sydney).
Books by Green
- Green, H. S. (1965). Matrix Mechanics. Groningen, The Netherlands: P. Noordhoff Ltd.
- H.S. Green, Information Theory and Quantum Physics: Physical Foundations for Understanding the Conscious Process, Springer, 2000, ISBN 3-540-66517-X.
- Peter Szekeres, "Mathematical physics at The University of Adelaide," Report on Mathematical Physics, 57(1), 2006, pp. 3–11.
- Angus Hurst (2000). "Herbert Sydney Green 1920–1999". Historical Records of Australian Science 14 (3): 301–322. Re-published "Biographical Memoirs: Herbert Sydney Green 1920–1999". Australian Academy of Science. Retrieved 7 December 2011.
- Reference to Green in the memoirs of J.C. Ward
- Herbert S. Green at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
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