Peter D. T. A. Elliott

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Peter D. T. A. Elliott (born 1941) is an American mathematician, working in the field of number theory. He is one of the two mathematicians after whom the Elliott–Halberstam conjecture is named.[1]

He obtained his Ph.D. in 1969, from the University of Cambridge, under supervision of Harold Davenport.[2] He currently teaches at the University of Colorado at Boulder.


  1. ^ Elliott, P.D.T.A.; Halberstam, H. (1968–1969), "A conjecture in prime number theory", Symp. Math., 4: 59–72 .
  2. ^ Peter D. T. A. Elliott at the Mathematics Genealogy Project

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