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Elias M. Stein
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Stein in 2008
Born (1931-01-13)January 13, 1931
Died December 23, 2018(2018-12-23) (aged 87)
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Chicago (Ph.D., 1955)
Known for Stein–Strömberg theorem
Spouse(s) Elly Intrator
Children Karen Stein
Jeremy C. Stein
Awards Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics (1993)
Wolf Prize in Mathematics (1999)
National Medal of Science (2001)
Leroy P. Steele Prize (2002)
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Princeton University
Thesis Linear Operators on Lp Spaces (1955)
Doctoral advisor Antoni Zygmund
Doctoral students
  • William E. Beckner
  • Charles Fefferman
  • Philip Gressman
  • David Jerison
  • Steven G. Krantz
  • Lillian Pierce
  • Christopher D. Sogge
  • Hart F. Smith
  • Robert Strichartz
  • Terence Tao
  • Sundaram Thangavelu
  • Gregg Zuckerman

Elias Menachem Stein (January 13, 1931 – December 23, 2018) was an American mathematician. He was a known in the field of harmonic analysis. He was professor of Mathematics at Princeton University from 1963 until his death in 2018.

His honors include the Steele Prize (1984 and 2002), the Schock Prize in Mathematics (1993), the Wolf Prize in Mathematics (1999), and the National Medal of Science (2001). In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

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