Isadore Singer


Isadore Singer

Infobox Scientist


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name = Isadore Singer
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birth_date = Birth year and age|1924
birth_place = Detroit, Michigan, USA
nationality = United States
field = Mathematics
alma_mater = University of Michigan
University of Chicago
work_institution=MIT
known_for = Atiyah-Singer index theorem
prizes = Bôcher Memorial Prize (1969)
National Medal of Science (1983)
Wigner Medal (1988)
Steele Prize (2000)
Abel Prize (2004)

Isadore Manuel Singer (born April 24 1924) is an Institute Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is noted for work with Michael Atiyah on the Atiyah–Singer index theorem.

He was born in Detroit, Michigan and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in 1944. After obtaining his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1950, he went to MIT, where he has spent nearly all his career.

Singer is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among the awards he has received are the Bôcher Memorial Prize (1969) and the Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2000), both from the American Mathematical Society, the Eugene Wigner Medal (1988), the National Medal of Science (1983), the Abel Prize (2004, shared with Michael Atiyah), and the James Rhyne Killian Faculty Achievement Award from MIT (2005).

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DATE OF BIRTH=1924
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