Richard D. Brauer

Richard D. Brauer

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Mathematics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-10-1901

Died: 04-17-1977

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

Appointed from Canada:

BRAUER, RICHARD DAGOBERT:  Appointed for studies in the field of algebra, with special reference to the theory of groups of finite order and their characters; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1941.

Born February 10, 1901, in Germany.  Education:  Universities of Berlin and Freiburg, 1920; University of Berlin, Ph.D., 1925.

Member of the Faculty, 1927–33, University of Königsburg; Visiting Professor of Mathematics, 1933–34, University of Kentucky; Assistant, 1934–35, Institute for Advanced Study; Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 1937—, University of Toronto; Visiting Lecturer, 1940–41, University of Wisconsin.

Publications:  Über die Darstellung der Drehungsgruppe durch Gruppen linearer Substitutionen, 1925. Articles in Jahresbericht der Deutschen Mathematiker Vereinigung, Sitzungsberichte der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematische Zeitschrift, Tôhoku Mathematical Journal, Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik, Mathematische Annalen, Actualités scientifiques et industrielles, American Journal of Mathematics, Comptes rendus de l’académie des sciences, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Annals of Mathematics, University of Toronto Studies.

AWARDS WON

National Academy of Sciences , 1955