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Nationality  Welsh
Role  Mathematician
Name  James Wiegold

James Wiegold
Born  15 April 1934 Trecenydd, Caerphilly, Wales (1934-04-15)
Institutions  University College of North Staffordshire University of Manchester University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire Australian National University University College, Cardiff
Alma mater  University of Manchester
Known for  Contributions to group theory
Died  August 4, 2009, Penarth, United Kingdom

Doctoral advisor  Bernhard Neumann
Education  University of Manchester

James "Jim" Wiegold (15 April 1934 – 4 August 2009) was a Welsh mathematician.

Born in Trecenydd, Caerphilly, he earned a Ph.D. at the University of Manchester, England in 1958, studying under Bernhard Neumann, and is most notable for his contributions to group theory.

Wiegold died from leukaemia on 4 August 2009, in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan.

Career

  • Assistant Lecturer, University College of North Staffordshire (now Keele University), 1957–1960
  • Lecturer, University of Manchester, 1960–1963
  • Lecturer, University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire (now Cardiff University), 1963–1966
  • Senior Lecturer, University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire (now Cardiff University), 1966–1969
  • Visiting Senior Lecturer and Visiting Reader, Australian National University, 1968–1970
  • Reader, University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire (now Cardiff University), 1969–1974
  • Professor, University College, Cardiff (now Cardiff University), 1974–his death
  • Dean of Science, University College, Cardiff (now Cardiff University), 1982–1985
  • References

    James Wiegold Wikipedia


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