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
Website www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/Biographies/Ribenboim.html
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.

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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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