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Name  Calvin Moore

Calvin C. Moore
Books  Mathematics at Berkeley: A History
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Calvin C. Moore (born November 2, 1936 in New York City) is an American mathematician who works in the theory of operator algebras and topological groups.

Moore graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor's degree in 1958 and with a Ph.D. in 1960 under the supervision of George W. Mackey (Extensions and cohomology theory of locally compact groups). In 1961 he became assistant professor in Berkeley and professor in 1966. From 1977 to 1980, he was director of the Center for Pure and Applied mathematics.

With S. S. Chern and Isadore Singer, he co-founded Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in 1982. From 1964 to 1965 he was at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. From 1965 to 1967 he was a Sloan Fellow. From 1971 to 1979 he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Mathematical Society, whose fellow he is. Since 1977, he is co-editor of the Pacific Journal of Mathematics. From 1978 to 1979 he was a Miller research professor at Berkeley.

He has written on a history of mathematics at Berkeley.

His students include Roger Howe and Bruce Blackadar.


  • With Claude Schochet Global Analysis on Foliated Spaces, MSRI Publications, Springer Verlag 1988, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press 2006
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