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Isadore Singer
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Isadore Singer, 1977
Born
Isadore Manuel Singer

(1924-05-03)May 3, 1924
Died February 11, 2021(2021-02-11) (aged 96)
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Michigan (BA)
University of Chicago (MS, PhD)
Known for Atiyah–Singer index theorem
Spouse(s) Rosemary Singer (m. 1956)
Awards Bôcher Memorial Prize (1969)
National Medal of Science (1983)
Wigner Medal (1988)
Steele Prize (2000)
Abel Prize (2004)
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions MIT, UC Berkeley, UCLA
Doctoral advisor Irving Segal
Doctoral students Richard L. Bishop
Andrew Browder
David G. Ebin
Dan Freed
Conan Nai-Chung Leung
John Lott
Hugo Rossi
Linda Rothschild
Gerald Schwarz
Nancy K. Stanton
Frank W. Warner [de]

Isadore Manuel Singer (May 3, 1924 – February 11, 2021) was an American mathematician. He was an Institute Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Singer was known for his work with Michael Atiyah proving the Atiyah–Singer index theorem in 1962,.

Singer died on February 11, 2021 at his home in Boxborough, Massachusetts at the age of 96.

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