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Michael Herman (mathematician)

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Name  Michael Herman
Fields  Mathematics

Role  Mathematician
Alma mater  Paris-Sud 11 University
Doctoral students  Marie-Claude Arnaud Raphael Douady Jean-Christophe Yoccoz
Died  November 2000, Paris, France

Education  University of Paris-Sud
Doctoral advisor  Harold Rosenberg
Notable students  Jean-Christophe Yoccoz

Michael Robert Herman (6 November 1942 – 2 November 2000) was a French American mathematician. He was one of the leading experts on the theory of dynamical systems.

Born in New York City, he was educated in France. He was a student at École Polytechnique before being one of the first members of the Centre de Mathématiques created there by Laurent Schwartz. In 1976 he earned his PhD at the Paris-Sud 11 University, under supervision of Harold Rosenberg. He introduced Herman rings in 1979.

Among his students was Jean-Christophe Yoccoz, 1994 Fields Medalist.

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