Peter M. Gruber

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Peter M. Gruber

Peter Manfred Gruber (28 August 1941, Klagenfurt – 7 March 2017, Vienna) was an Austrian mathematician working in geometric number theory[1] as well as in convex and discrete geometry.[2][3]


Gruber obtained his PhD at the University of Vienna in 1966, under the supervision of Nikolaus Hofreiter.[4] From 1971, he was Professor at the University of Linz, and from 1976, at the TU Wien.[1] He was a member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences,[1][5] a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences,[1][6] and a corresponding member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities.[1][7]

His past doctoral students include Monika Ludwig.[4]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Gruber, P.M. (2007). Convex and Discrete Geometry. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 
  • Gruber, P.M.; Lekkerkerker, C.G. (1987). Geometry of Numbers. Amsterdam: North-Holland. 

Decorations and awards[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e Zong, Chuanming. "Geometry of Numbers in Vienna". The mathematical intelligencer. 31 (3): 25–31. doi:10.1007/s00283-009-9042-1. 
  2. ^ a b 2014 Class of the Fellows of the AMS, American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-11-04.
  3. ^ "Peter M. Gruber – ein Nachruf". Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Peter M. Gruber at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  5. ^ "Peter M. Gruber". Austrian Academy of Sciences. 
  6. ^ "Gruber, Peter Manfred". Russian Academy of Sciences. 
  7. ^ "Korrespondierende Mitglieder" (in German). Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. 
  8. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 1396. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  9. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 1840. Retrieved 28 February 2013.