Derrick H. Lehmer

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: Mathematics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-23-1905

Died: 05-22-1991

As published in Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

LEHMER, DERRICK HENRY:  Appointed for research in the analytic theory of numbers, especially in connection with the arithmetical theory of elliptic modular functions; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1938.

Born February 23, 1905, at Berkeley, California.  Education:  University of California, A.B., 1927; University of Chicago, 1927-28; Brown University, Sc. M., 1929, Ph.D., 1930 (Sharpe Fellow, 1929–30). National Research Council Fellow, California Institute of Technology, 1930–31, Stanford University, 1931–32; worker at the Institute for Advanced Study, 1933–34.

Instructor in Mathematics, 1934–37, Assistant Professor, 1937—, Lehigh University; Lecturer, Stanford University, Summer, 1934.

Publications:  Articles in American Mathematical Monthly, American Journal of Mathematics, Annals of Mathematics, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, Sphinx, Tohoku Mathematical Journal, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Mathematics News Letter, Mathematische Annalen, Journal of the London Mathematical Society, Duke Mathematical Journal.