School of Mathematics

Portrait of Jean Bourgain
Nature 's Erica Klarreich remembers Jean Bourgain , IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics, who passed away in Bonheiden, Belgium, on December 22, at the age of 64. "Bourgain lived and breathed mathematics. A night owl who travelled frequently back and...
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The New York Times remembers Jean Bourgain , Professor in the School of Mathematics, who passed away in Bonheiden, Belgium, on December 22, at the age of 64. "He was a problem solver unequaled," says Peter Sarnak , also a Professor in...