|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
- 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
- T.Y. Li, and J.A. Yorke, Period Three Implies Chaos, American Mathematical Monthly 82, 985 (1975).
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