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Biographical entry Blatt, John Markus (1921 - 1990)

Born
23 November 1921
Vienna, Austria
Died
16 March 1990
Occupation
Mathematician and Physicist

Summary

John Markus Blatt was Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of New South Wales from 1959-84. His publications covered physics, nuclear physics, superconductivity, Fortran programming and optimal control.

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Born Vienna, 23 November 1921. Died Haifa, Israel, 16 March 1990. Educated University of Cincinnati (BA 1942), Princeton and Cornell (PhD 1946). Research associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1946-48, Faculty member, University of Illinois 1948-53. Reader, School of Physics, University of Sydney, 1954-59. Foundation Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of New South Wales, 1959-1984. FAA 1966-1982.

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.