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49. George Daniel Mostow (19232017)
President 19871988
Ph.D. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1948
Mostow's principal academic appointments have been at Johns Hopkins University from 19521961 and at Yale University since 1961. He was awarded the AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in 1993 for his paper "Strong rigidity of locally symmetric spaces," Annals of Mathematics Studies, number 78, Princeton University Press (1973). Mostow is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.


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