Jeremy Gray awarded the Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize

Thursday, Jan 8th 2009

Prof Jeremy Gray has been awarded the Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize of the American Mathematical Society for his outstanding contributions to the History of Mathematics. The prize "recognizes the value of [Gray's] many historical works, which have not only shed great light on the history of modern mathematics but also have given an example of the ways in which historical scholarship can contribute to the understanding of mathematics and its philosophy. "

The citation can be viewed on the AMS website

The Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize is awarded every four years, for notable exposition on the history of mathematics. The ideas expressed and understandings embodied in that exposition should reflect exceptional mathematical scholarship.

Fuller details on the OU News website

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