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Lennart Carleson
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Lennart Carleson in May 2006.
Born 18 March 1928 (1928-03-18) (age 93)
Nationality Swedish
Alma mater Uppsala University
Known for Carleson–Jacobs theorem
Awards Abel Prize (2006)
Sylvester Medal (2003)
Lomonosov Gold Medal (2002)
Wolf Prize (1992)
Leroy P. Steele Prize (1984)
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Royal Institute of Technology
Uppsala University
University of California, Los Angeles
Doctoral advisor Arne Beurling
Doctoral students Svante Janson
Warwick Tucker

Lennart Axel Edvard Carleson (born 18 March 1928) is a Swedish mathematician. He is known as a leader in the field of harmonic analysis and for his proof of Lusin's conjecture. He was awarded the Wolf Prize in Mathematics in 1992, the Lomonosov Gold Medal in 2002, the Sylvester Medal in 2003, and the Abel Prize in 2006.

He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

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