Josef Stoer

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Josef Stoer
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Stoer at Erlangen in 1987 (courtesy MFO)
Born (1934-06-21) June 21, 1934 (age 83)
Nationality German
Alma mater Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Scientific career
Fields mathematician
numerical analysis
Institutions Universität Würzburg
Thesis Über zwei Algorithmen zur Interpolation mit rationalen Funktionen (1961)
Doctoral advisor Friedrich Ludwig Bauer
Klaus Samelson
Doctoral students Bingsheng He

Josef Stoer (born 21 June 1934 in Meschede) is a German mathematician specializing in numerical analysis and professor emeritus of the Institut für Mathematik of Universität Würzburg.[1]

He earned his Ph.D. in 1961 at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz under Friedrich Ludwig Bauer and Klaus Samelson. He has advised over 20 doctoral students.[2]

He is the author (with Roland Bulirsch) of Introduction to Numerical Analysis, a standard reference for the theory of numerical methods. He has an honorary doctorate from the University of Augsburg (2007) and the Technical University of Munich (1997)[3] and is a member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (1981).[4]