Paulo Ribenboim

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Paulo Ribenboim
Paulo Ribenboim e os irmãos Hermano e Mário.jpg
Ribenboim (left) with the two brothers in Recife.
Born 13 March 1928 (1928-03-13) (age 89)
Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Alma mater University of São Paulo
Known for Ribenboim Prize
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Queen's University
Doctoral advisor Jean Dieudonné
Doctoral students Andrew Granville

Paulo Ribenboim (born March 13, 1928) is a Brazilian-Canadian mathematician who specializes in number theory.


Ribenboim was born in Recife, Brazil, and has lived in Canada since 1962.[1] He has authored 246 publications including 13 books. Ribenboim has been a professor of mathematics at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, and is now a professor emeritus.

Jean Dieudonné was one of his doctoral advisors. Andrew Granville has been a doctoral student of Ribenboim.

The Ribenboim Prize of the Canadian Number Theory Association is named after him.



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