Paul Goerss

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Paul Gregory Goerss (born: 28 August 1957) is an American mathematician.


He was born on 28 August 1957 in Cleveland, Ohio.


He completed his PhD in mathematics in 1983 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His doctoral supervisor was Franklin Paul Peterson and his doctoral thesis was on Results on Brown-Gitler Spectra.[1]

He has served as a professor of mathematics at the Wellesley College, the University of Washington and also at Northwestern University.

He is a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]


His notable publications are: [3]

  • A homotopy operation spectral sequence for the computation of homotopy groups
  • On the André-Quillen cohomology of commutative F -algebras
  • Algebraic K-theory and algebraic topology


External links[edit]

  • Northwestern University [3]