Calvin Moore

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Calvin Moore, Berkeley 1974

Calvin C. Moore (born November 2, 1936 in New York City ) is an American mathematician who studies operator algebras and topological groups.

Moore studied at Harvard University with a bachelor's degree in 1958 and received his doctorate in 1960 under George W. Mackey at Harvard ( Extensions and Cohomology Theory of Locally Compact Groups ). In 1961 he became an assistant professor and in 1966 a professor at Berkeley. From 1977 to 1980 he was director of the Center for Pure and Applied Mathematics there .

With SS Chern and Isadore Singer , he founded the MSRI in 1982 . In 1964/65 he was at the Institute for Advanced Study .

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences . From 1965 to 1967 he was a Sloan Research Fellow . From 1971 to 1979 he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Mathematical Society, of which he is a fellow. From 1977 he was co-editor of the Pacific Journal of Mathematics. 1978/79 he was Miller Research Professor in Berkeley.

He wrote a history of mathematics at Berkeley.

His PhD students include Roger Howe , Bruce Blackadar .


  • with Claude Schochet Global Analysis on Foliated Spaces , MSRI Publications, Springer Verlag 1988, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press 2006

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Individual evidence

  1. Life data according to American Men and Women of Science , Thomson Gale 2004
  2. ^ Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ Mathematics at Berkeley. A History , AK Peters 2007