May 2, 2021 marks what would have been Walter Rudin’s 100th birthday. Walter Rudin was one of the preeminent mathematicians of his generation. He worked in a number of different areas of mathematical analysis, and …

# Emeritus

## Benkart helps pen 50th AWM anniversary notice

Georgia Benkart, Emerita Professor, has coauthored an article on the the 50th anniversary of the Association of Women in Mathematics (AWC) in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. Link: https://go.wisc.edu/6vw066

## In Memoriam: Louis Solomon

Emeritus Professor Louis Solomon passed away Wednesday, November 18, at his home. He attended Harvard for his undergraduate education, and after two years of service in the Army, returned for graduate study, receiving his PhD …

## In Memoriam: Josh Chover

Josh Chover died on October 11, 2020. He received the PhD from the University of Michigan in 1952. After three years at Bell Labs and one year at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, …

## In Memoriam: Ken Kunen

Ken Kunen died peacefully on 8/14/2020. He was born in New York City in 1943 and got his undergraduate degree at Caltech. He received his PhD from Stanford University in 1968, under the direction of …

## Ramanujan bust installed on 9th floor

Jim Zurlo, son of the late Dick Askey, donated the bust of Srinivasa Ramanujan to the Mathematics Department. It is currently installed in the 911 Lounge.

## Professor Sergey Bolotin Retires

Professor Sergey Bolotin is retiring this fall after 19 years. He started with the Math department in 2001 as an associate professor, getting full professor status in 2002. He’s looking forward to returning to his …

## Thomas Kurtz named as a 2020 Fellow of AMS

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Thomas Kurtz, who has been named as a member of the 2020 Class of AMS Fellows! He is specifically mentioned for “For research in probability and its applications, especially for contributions …

## 2019 Math Emeriti Dinner (with spouses) at Union South

## In Memoriam: Richard Askey

Richard Askey died on October 9, 2019 after a short illness. He joined the UW Department of Mathematics in 1963 and retired in 2003 after 40 years of service. Dick was a member of the National …