Tien-Yien Li

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Li, Tien-Yien
Born 李天岩
Nationality United States
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Michigan State University
Alma mater National Tsing Hua University (1968)
University of Maryland, College Park Ph.D (1974)
Doctoral advisor James Yorke
Notable awards Guggenheim Fellowship (1995)

Tien-Yien Li (李天岩) (born 1945) is a University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Michigan State University and a Guggenheim Fellow. Li and co-author James Yorke published a paper in 1975 entitled Period three implies chaos, in which the mathematical term chaos was coined.

Awards and Honors[edit]

  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1995
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, College of Natural Science, Michigan State University, 1996
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Michigan State University, 1996
  • J.S.Frame Teaching Award, 1996
  • University Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University, 1998
  • Distinguished Alumni, College of Sciences, Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2002
  • Outstanding Academic Advisor Award, College of Natural Science, Michigan State University, 2006