Curriculum Vitae for John Torrence Tate Jr.

  • Helge HoldenEmail author
  • Ragni Piene
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A CV for John Torrence Tate Jr.


Number Theory Mathematical Society Assistant Professor Advance Study London Mathematical Society 
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March 13, 1925 in Minneapolis, USA


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1946

PhD, Princeton University, 1950


Instructor, Princeton University, 1950–1953

Assistant Professor, Harvard University, 1954–1959

Professor, Harvard University, 1959–1966

Perkins Professor, Harvard University, 1966–1990

Sid W. Richardson Chair in Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin, 1990–2009

Visiting positions:

Columbia University, 1953–1954

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1959

University of California at Berkeley, 1963

Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques at Bures-sur-Yvette, 1965–1966 and 1968–1969

Université de Paris at Orsay, 1980–1981

Princeton University, 1992

École Normale Supérieure, Paris, 1992


National Academy of Sciences, USA, 1969

Académie des sciences, France, 1992

London Mathematical Society (Honorary member), 1999

Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, 2010

Awards and prizes:

Frank Nelson Cole Prize for Number Theory, 1956

Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, 1995

Wolf Prize, 2002

Abel Prize, 2010

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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