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Tim Cochran
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Tim Cochran (1986)
Born (1955-04-07)April 7, 1955
Died December 16, 2014(2014-12-16) (aged 59)
Nationality  United States
Alma mater University of California
Known for Cochran–Orr–Teichner (solvable) filtration
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Rice University
Doctoral advisor Robion Kirby
Doctoral students Shelly Harvey
Constance Leidy
Aaron Heap
Peter D Horn

Thomas (Tim) Daniel Cochran (April 7, 1955 – December 16, 2014) was an American mathematician. He was professor of mathematics at Rice University. He worked in topology, especially low-dimensional topology, the theory of knots and links and associated algebra.

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