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## Patrick Ahern

at UW from 1966-2006

died in 2023

University of Minnesota, 1963

**Research**: Analysis

## Richard Askey

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.

## Anatole Beck

at UW from 1958-2009

died in 2014

Yale University, 1956

**Research:** Geometry, linear search, flows, academic freedom

Home page: https://people.math.wisc.edu/beck/

## 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

## Nigel Boston

at UW from 2002-2019

died in 2024

Harvard University, 1987

**Research:** algebraic number theory, group theory, arithmetic geometry, computational algebra, coding theory, cryptography, and other applications of algebra to electrical engineering.

## Fred Brauer

at UW from 1960-1996

died in 2021

MIT, 1956

**Research**: mathematical modeling of epidemiological problems and population systems, with emphasis on the dynamical system aspects and approaches.

## Josh Chover

at UW from 1956-1993

died in 2020

University of Michigan, 1952

**Research**: probability theory and stochastic processes

https://hilbert.math.wisc.edu/node/847

## Howard Conner

at UW from 1962-1995

died in 2014

MIT, 1961

**Research**: linear algebra and matrix theory

In Memoriam: Howard Conner

## Donald Crowe

at UW from 1962-1993

died in 2022

University of Michigan, 1959

**Research**: study of symmetry and patterns in primitive art, ethnomathematics

## Ronald "Wayne" Dickey

at UW from 1967-2009

died in 2013

NYU, 1965

**Research: **Dynamics of Elastic Structures

## Ed Fadell

at UW from 1955-1993

died in 2018

Ohio State University, 1952

**Research**: Algebraic Topology, Fixed Point Theory

In Memoriam: Ed Fadell

## Hiroshi Gunji

at UW from 1966-2001

died in 2017

Johns Hopkins, 1962

**Research:** Number Theory

Remembering Hiroshi Gunji

## John Harvey

at UW from 1966-2001

died in 2007

Tulane, 1961

**Research:** Mathematics and Computer Education

## Sufian Husseini

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

## Arnold Johnson

at UW from 1966-2006

died in 2014

Notre Dame, 1965

**Research: ** Classical Groups

## Kenneth Kunen

at UW from 1968-2008

died on 8/14/2020

Stanford, 1968

**Research**: set theory, automated deduction, topology, measure theory.

In Memoriam: Ken Kunen

Ken Kunen’s web page: https://people.math.wisc.edu/logic/kunen/

November 2022 AMS Notices Memoriam: https://www.ams.org/notices/202210/rnoti-p1758.pdf

## Jacob Levin

at UW from 1963-1997

died March, 2008

M.I.T., 1953

**Research:** Integral Equations, Ordinary Differential Equations

## Larry Levy

at UW from 1961-1999

died in 2014

**Research**: structure of noetherian modules and related topics.

## Phil Miles

at UW from 1960-2000

died November 8, 2011

Yale University, 1960

**Research:** Curriculum Development

## Terry Millar

at UW from 1976-2015

died March 9, 2019

Cornell, 1976

**Research**: computable model theory

## Seymour Parter

at UW from 1963-1996

died in 2022

New York University, 1957

**Research:** complex analysis (quasi-conformal maps), sparse matrix theory and its connection to graphs, numerical methods for partial differential equations, iterative methods, and preconditioners for numerical solutions of matrix equations

## Daniel Rider

at UW 1968-2003, died July 11, 2008

University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1964

**Research:** Harmonic and Fourier Analysis

## Mary Ellen Rudin

at UW from 1959-1991

died on March 18, 2013

University of Texas, 1949

**Research**: Set-Theoretical Topology

## Walter Rudin

at UW from 1959-1991

died on May 20, 2010

Duke University, 1949

**Research:** Complex and Harmonic Analysis

## David Russell

at UW from 1965-1988

died on Oct. 4, 2015

University of Minnesota, 1964

**Research:** ordinary and partial differential equations, systems theory, elasticity, mathematical modeling, and control theory

Obituary

## Hans Schneider

at UW from 1959-1993

died in 2014

Edinburgh University, 1952

**Research**: Linear Algebra and Matrix Analysis

Homepage: https://people.math.wisc.edu/hans/

## Mei-Chang Shen

at UW from 1965-1996

died in 2013

Brown University, 1963

**Research:** Asymptotic Methods in Fluid Dynamics

https://sites.google.com/site/drmcshen/

## Louis Solomon

at UW from 1969-2000

died in 2020

Harvard University, 1958

**Research:** reflection groups, Coxeter groups. descent algebra, hyperplane arrangements

## Kay Strangman

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

## Michael Voichick

at UW from 1964-1996

died in 2021

Ph.D., Brown University, 1962

**Research**: function theory

In Memoriam: Michael Voichick – Department of Mathematics – UW–Madison (wisc.edu)