Jeffrey H. Smith

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Jeffrey H. Smith
Nationality United States
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Purdue University
Alma mater MIT
Doctoral advisor Daniel Kan

Jeffrey Henderson Smith is a former professor of mathematics at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana. He received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1981, under the supervision of Daniel Kan,[1] and was promoted to full professor at Purdue in 1999.[2] His primary research interest is algebraic topology; his best-cited work[3] consists of two papers in the Annals of Mathematics on "nilpotence and stable homotopy".


  1. ^ Jeffrey Henderson Smith at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.
  2. ^ Math PUrview, Summer 1999, retrieved 2010-01-23.
  3. ^ Google scholar, accessed 2010-01-23.