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Biographical entry Day, Brian John (1945 - 2012)

Born
16 January 1945
Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia
Died
16 June 2012
New South Wales, Australia

Summary

Brian Day was a mathematician whose research focussed on category theory, topology and topological algebra. Several of his papers are considered classics in their field, and he devised the technique known internationally as the Day Convolution. His early career was in teaching, mostly at the University of Sydney, before he turned to concentrate on mathematics research at the University of New South Wales and Macquarie University.

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Events

1965
Education - BSc (hons), University of Sydney
1968
Education - MSc, University of Sydney
1970
Education - PhD, University of New South Wales
1970 - 1972
Career position - Instructor in Mathematics, University of Chicago, U.S.A.
December 1972 - May 1973
Career position - Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Aarhus, Denmark
1973 - 1974
Career position - Tutor in Mathematics, University of Sydney
1974 - 1975
Career position - Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Sydney
1976 - 1977
Career position - ARC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of New South Wales
1981 - 2011
Career position - Senior Research Assistant, later Research Fellow, and Honorary Associate in Mathematics, Macquarie university

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Street, Ross, 'Brian John Day 16 January 1945 - 16 June 2012', Gazette of the Australian Mathematical Society, vol. 40, no. 2, 2013, pp. 99-101. Details

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