Robert Russell (Irish mathematician)
Robert Russell was born in Portadown, Armagh, and was educated at Santry School, Portarlington. He attended TCD, became a Scholar in 1877, and won the Brooke Prize, Bishop Law's Prize, McCullagh Prize, and Madden Prize. He was awarded BA in mathematics (1880), became a Fellow a few years later, and got his MA (1888). In 1887, he was elected a member of the London Mathematical Society. He spent his whole career at TCD, at various times serving as Junior Bursar, Junior Dean, Registrar of Chambers, and from the early 1920s on, Senior Bursar.
He was Donegall Lecturer in Mathematics (1904-1907), Erasmus Smith's Professor of Mathematics (1917-1921), and became Senior Fellow in 1920.
- Geometry of Surfaces Derived from Cubics, June 26 1899
- Rular Constructions in Connexion with Cubic Curves, April 24, 1893
- On a Theorem in Higher Algebra, The Quarterly Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Volume 21, May 23, 2016
- TCD Bursar Dead, Obituary of Robert Russell, Evening Herald, May 05, 1938, p. 14
- Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, Volume 18 April 7th, 1887, p. 288
- The Dublin university calendar online TCD
- REProfessors And Lecturers Of The University: Erasmus Smith's Professor of Mathematics: 1917 Robert Russell, M.A.F3 The Dublin University Calendar
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