Herman March

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Herman William March (1878 – 1953) was a mathematician and physicist.

March studied physics and mathematics at the University of Munich under Wilhelm Röntgen and Arnold Sommerfeld. He received his doctorate in 1911.[1][2] He had a position at the University of Wisconsin–Madison no later than circa 1920.[3][4] He died in 1953.[5]

Partial Literature[edit]


  1. ^ March – Mathematics Genealogy Project. 1911 Dissertation title: Über die Ausbreitung der Wellen der drahtlosen Telegraphie auf der Erdkugel. Advisor 1: Wilhelm Röntgen. Advisor 2: Arnold Sommerfeld.
  2. ^ Sommerfeld - Personal data.
  3. ^ March – Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Fredrick Wood – Mathematics Genealogy Project. Fredrick Wood, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 1923 Dissertation: Group Velocity and the Propagation of Disturbances in Dispersive Media. Advisor: Herman William March.
  5. ^ H. W. March (Deceased) The Field of a Magnetic Dipole in the Presence of a Conducting Sphere, Geophysics, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp. 671-684 (July 1953), University of Wisconsin–Madison, Wisconsin, (Received April 9, 1953)