In Memoriam

Askey, Richard

at UW from 1963-2003
died in 2019
Princeton, 1961
Research: harmonic analysis of special functions, orthogonal polynomials and special functions, and special functions related to group theory.

at UW from 1958-2009
died in 2014
Yale University, 1956
Research:  Geometry, linear search, flows, academic freedom
Home page:
Benkart, Georgia

Georgia Benkart

at UW from 1974 to 2006
died in 2022
Yale University, 1974
Research: Lie algebras, structure of algebras, quantum groups, representation theory and combinatorics
Brauer, Fred

Fred Brauer

at UW from 1960-1996
died in 2021
MIT, 1956
Research:  mathematical modelling of epidemiological problems and population systems, with emphasis on the dynamical system aspects and approaches.
Chover, Josh

at UW from 1956-1993
died in 2020
University of Michigan, 1952
Research:  probability theory and stochastic processes
Connor, Howard

at UW from 1962-1995
died in 2014
MIT, 1961
Researchlinear algebra and matrix theory
Crowe, Donald
Donald Crowe
at UW from 1962-1993
died in 2022
University of Michigan, 1959
Research:  study of symmetry and patterns in primitive art, ethnomathematics
Dickey, Ronald “Wayne”

at UW from 1967-2009
died in 2013
NYU, 1965
Research: Dynamics of Elastic Structures
Fadell, Ed

at UW from 1955-1993
died in 2018
Ohio State University, 1952
Research: Algebraic Topology, Fixed Point Theory
In Memoriam:  Ed Fadell
Gunji, Hiroshi

at UW from 1966-2001
died in 2017
Johns Hopkins, 1962
Research: Number Theory
Remembering Hiroshi Gunji
Harvey, John
at UW from 1966-2001
died in 2007
Tulane, 1961
Research: Mathematics and Computer Education
Husseini, Sufian

at UW from 1961-2001
died in 2017
Princeton, 1960
Research: algebraic topology, on topics such as loop spaces and configuration spaces
Remembering Sufian Husseini
Johnson, Arnold

at UW from 1966-2006
died in 2014
Notre Dame, 1965
Research:  Classical Groups
Kunen, Kenneth

at UW from 1968-2008
died on 8/14/2020
Stanford, 1968
Research: set theory, automated deduction, topology, measure theory.
In Memoriam:
Ken Kunen’s web page:
Levin, Jacob
at UW from 1963-1997
died March, 2008
M.I.T., 1953
Research: Integral Equations, Ordinary Differential Equations
Levy, Larry

at UW 1961-1999
died in 2014
Research:structure of noetherian modules and related topics.
Miles, Phil
at UW 1960-2000
died November 8, 2011
Yale University, 1960
Research: Curriculum Development
Millar, Terry at UW, 1976-2015
died March 9, 2019
Cornell, 1976
Research: computable model theory
Rider, Daniel
at UW 1968-2003, died July 11, 2008
University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1964
Research: Harmonic and Fourier Analysis
Rudin, Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Rudin

at UW from 1959-1991
died on March 18, 2013
Univeristy of Texas, 1949
Research:  Set-Theoretical Topology
Rudin, Walter
at UW from 1959-1991
died on May 20, 2010
Duke University, 1949
Research: Complex and Harmonic Analysis
Russell, David

at UW from 1965-1988
died on Oct. 4, 2015
University of Minnesota, 1964
Research: ordinary and partial differential equations, systems theory, elasticity, mathematical modelling, and control theory
Schneider, Hans
at UW from 1959-1993
died in 2014
Edinburgh University, 1952
Research: Linear Algebra and Matrix Analysis
Shen, Mei-Chang
at UW from 1965-1996
died in 2013
Brown University, 1963
Research: Asymptotic Methods in Fluid Dynamics
Solomon, Louis

at UW from 1969-2000
died in 2020
Harvard University, 1958
Research:  reflection groups, Coxeter groups. descent algebra, hyperplane arrangements
Strangman, Kay

Senior Lecturer at UW from 1983-2002
M.A. from Illinois Inst. of Technology, 1966
Taught classes: numerical analysis courses in CS Department, calculus sequence in the Math Department, quantitative reasoning for Math Education students
died in 2016
Voichick, Michael
Michael Voichick
at UW from 1964-1996
died in 2021
Ph.D., Brown University, 1962
Research:  function theoryIn Memoriam: Michael Voichick – Department of Mathematics – UW–Madison (