Patrick Ahern died on September 26, 2023. He was an emeritus professor of our department, serving as a faculty member from 1966-2006. Pat was born in Albert Lea Minnesota in 1936, to Garrett Patrick and …

# Emeritus

## New AMS Award in Mathematical Writing Named for Martin Isaacs

A new AMS Prize for Excellence in Mathematical Writing is named after our esteemed Emeritus colleague Martin Isaacs. The prize is for a paper published in a primary AMS journal in the previous two years. …

## Topological Methods in Nonlinear Analysis dedicated to Husseini, Fadell

A special edition of the journal “Topological Methods in Nonlinear Analysis”, No 1 of volume 61, 2023, has been published and is dedicated to the memory of our deceased former faculty Ed Fadell and Sufian …

## In Memorium: Seymour Parter

Seymour Parter died on October 21, 2022. He got his Ph.D. from Courant Institute in 1957 after spending several years working on early computers at Los Alamos. He had a joint appointment in both the …

## Conference on orthongonal polynomials and special functions dedicated to Dick Askey held in June 2022

This past June (2022), there was a conference on orthogonal polynomials and special functions, dedicated to Dick Askey, held (remotely) at CRM in Montreal. There was a day’s program with talks from former students and …

## In Memoriam: Donald Crowe

Donald Warren Crowe, 94, passed away on July 4, 2022 in Madison, Wisconsin. He was born October 28, 1927 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Lawrence and Vera (Pereau) Crowe. Donald was a distinguished professor of mathematics …

## UW-Madison mourns an important mathematician and beloved mentor

Georgia Benkart, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at UW-Madison, died unexpectedly on April 29 in Madison, Wisconsin, leaving behind a worldwide network of colleagues and former students who considered her not only a gifted mathematician, but …

## In Memoriam: Fred Brauer

Fred Brauer, professor emeritus, died on 10-17-2021 in Vancouver, BC. Fred obtained his PhD in 1956 at MIT and was a member of our department 1960-1996. He served as department chair 1979-1982. Mathematics Genealogy lists …

## In Memoriam: Michael Voichick

Professor Emeritus Michael Voichick died on July 1, 2021. Michael Voichick received his PhD from Brown University in 1962 where his thesis was on function theory. He was the John Welsey Young Research Instructor at …

## Walter Rudin Centenary

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 …