Person: Benkart, Georgia


Georgia Benkart was an outstanding mathematician who received many honours for her research on Lie algebras and related topics. She served the American Mathematical Society and the Association for Women in Mathematics in severable roles (she was President of the AWM) and was an inaugural fellow of each.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 30 December 1947, Youngstown, Ohio, USA. Died 29 April 2022, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

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Origin Usa, Women

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive