Alfonso Nápoles Gándara

Fellow: Awarded 1930

Field of Study: Mathematics

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 10-14-1897

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1930

Fellow from Mexico to the United States:

Napoles Gandara, Alfonso:  Appointed for studies in differential geometry and harmonic analysis at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; tenure, eighteen months from September 1, 1930.

Born October 14, 1897, in Morelos, Mexico. Education: National Preparatory School, 1911–15; College of Engineering, National University of Mexico, 1916–20.

Professor of Mathematics in secondary schools in Mexico City, 1920–29; Professor of Mathematics, 1929—, College of Engineering, National University of Mexico.