| Michael Herman|
| Paris-Sud 11 University|
November 2000, Paris, France
University of Paris-Sud
Michael Herman (mathematician) Wikipedia
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.