Jane Piore Gilman

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Jane Piore Gilman is an American mathematician, a distinguished professor of mathematics at Rutgers University.[1] Her research concerns topology and group theory.

Gilman is one of three children of physicist Emanuel R. Piore.[2] She did her undergraduate studies at the University of Chicago, graduating in 1965,[1] and received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1971. Her thesis, supervised by Lipman Bers, was entitled Relative Modular Groups in Teichmüller Spaces.[3] She worked for a year as an instructor at Stony Brook University before joining Rutgers in 1972.[1] In 2014 she was elected as a fellow of the American Mathematical Society "for contributions to topology and group theory, and for service to her department and the larger community."[4]


  1. ^ a b c Curriculum vitae, February 8, 2013, retrieved 2014-06-14.
  2. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (May 12, 2000), "Emanuel Piore, 91, Leader And Researcher at I.B.M.", New York Times .
  3. ^ Jane Piore Gilman at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ 2014 Class of the Fellows of the AMS, retrieved 2014-06-16.