Person: Schäffer, Juan Jorge


Juan Jorge Schäffer was born in Austria, became a citizen of Uruguay where he had most of his schooling and undergraduate studies, and worked at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA from 1968. His outstanding research papers on functional analysis and ordinary differential equations made important contributions to the development of mathematics in Uruguay.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 10 March 1930, Vienna, Austria. Died 12 February 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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