Morris Hirsch

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Morris Hirsch
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Born (1933-06-28) June 28, 1933 (age 86)
Alma materUniversity of Chicago
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Berkeley
Doctoral advisorsEdwin Spanier
Stephen Smale
Doctoral students

Morris William Hirsch (born June 28, 1933) is an American mathematician, formerly at the University of California, Berkeley.

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Hirsch attained his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1958, under supervision of Edwin Spanier and Stephen Smale.[1] His thesis was entitled Immersions of Manifolds. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]

Hirsch had 23 doctoral students, including William Thurston, William Goldman, and Mary Lou Zeeman.

Selected works[edit]


  1. ^ Morris Hirsch at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-01-21.
  3. ^ James, Ioan M. (1977). "Review: Differential Topology, by Morris Hirsch" (PDF). Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. 83 (5): 997–998. doi:10.1090/s0002-9904-1977-14350-4.

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