39. Charles Bradford Morrey, Jr.
Ph.D. Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, 1931
Morrey's principal academic appointment was at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1933 until his retirement in 1977. His research included work in area of surfaces, calculus of variations, and elliptic partial differential equations. His work led to the solutions of the 19th and 20th problems of David Hilbert. (Read "About Hilbert's address and his 23 mathematical problems.") Morrey was a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.
- MR Author Profile
- History of the Second Fifty Years: American Mathematical Society, 1939-1988, by Everett Pitcher (AMS, 1988), which includes AMS Presidents from 1939-1988 (and reports on all aspects of the Society during the period).
- Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Guide to the Charles Bradford Morrey Papers, 1933-1978, at the Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin