Biographical entry Richardson, Roger Wolcott (1930 - 1993)
- 30 May 1930
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
- 17 June 1993
Roger Wolcott Richardson was Professorial Fellow in Mathematics, Australian National University 1977-1993. He was distinguished for his contributions to algebraic geometry.
Born Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 30 May 1930. Died 17 June 1993. Educated Louisiana State University (BSc 1951) and University of Michigan (PhD 1958). Instructor, Princeton University 1958-60, Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Seattle 1960-63, Associate Professor 1963-67, Professor 1967-72, Professor of Mathematics, University of Durham, UK 1972-77, Professorial Fellow in Mathematics, Australian National University 1977-1993. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1990.
- Lehrer, G. I., 'Roger Wolcott Richardson 1930-1993', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 11, no. 4, 1997, pp. 551-562. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9971140551.htm. Details
- Roger Wolcott Richardson
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 16 September 2004