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Biographical entry Trudinger, Neil Sidney (1942 - )

20 June 1942
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia


Neil Sidney Trudinger has been a professor at the Australian National University since 1973, apart from a short time at Northwestern University. His research interests include nonlinear partial differential equations and applications.


Born Ballarat, Victoria, 20 June 1942. Educated University of New England (BSc (hons) 1962) and Stanford University (MSc 1965, PhD 1966). Courant Instructor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University 1966-67; Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Macquarie University 1967-70; Reader/Professor, University of Queensland 1970-73; Head, Department of Pure Mathematics, Australian National University 1973-79, Director, Centre for Mathematical Analysis 1982-90; Professor, Northwestern University 1989-93; Director, Centre for Mathematics and its Applications, Australian National University 1991-93, Dean, School of Mathematical Sciences 1992-. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1978; Hannan Medal, Australian Academy of Science 1996; Fellow, Royal Society 1997.

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