# John Coleman Moore

John Coleman Moore | |
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Born |
Staten Island, New York | May 27, 1923

Died | January 1, 2016 92) | (aged

Nationality | American |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | Princeton University |

Alma mater | Brown University |

Doctoral advisor | George W. Whitehead |

Doctoral students |
Paul Baum William Browder Robin Hartshorne Wu-Yi Hsiang J. Peter May Haynes Miller Michael Rosen James Stasheff Richard Swan Robert Thomason |

Known for |
Borel–Moore homology Eilenberg–Moore spectral sequence |

**John Coleman Moore** (May 27, 1923 – January 1, 2016) was an American mathematician. The Borel−Moore homology and Eilenberg–Moore spectral sequence are named after him.^{[1]}

Moore was born in 1923 in Staten Island, New York^{[2]} and received his Ph.D. in 1952 from Brown University under the supervision of George W. Whitehead. His most heavily cited paper is on Hopf algebras, co-authored with John Milnor.^{[3]} As a faculty member at Princeton University, he advised 23 students and is the academic ancestor of 582 mathematicians.^{[4]} He was an Invited Speaker at the ICM in 1958^{[5]} in Edinburgh and in 1970 in Nice.

In 1983, a conference on K-theory was held at Princeton in honor of his 60th birthday.^{[6]} In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.^{[7]} He died in 2016 at the age of 92.^{[8]}

## References

- ↑ Rusin, Dave (1998),
*People whose names are embedded in Math Subject Classification*. Updated February 2005. - ↑ Pamela Kalte et al.
*American Men and Women of Science*, 22. Edition, Thomson Gale 2005 - ↑ Milnor, John W.; Moore, John C. (1965), "On the structure of Hopf algebras",
*Annals of Mathematics*,**81**(2): 211–264, doi:10.2307/1970615, JSTOR 1970615. - ↑ John Coleman Moore at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- ↑ "7 Princetonians at the International Congress of Mathematicians".
*Princeton Alumni Weekly*. 9 May 1958. p. 14. - ↑ Browder, William (1987),
*Algebraic Topology and Algebraic K-Theory: Proceedings of a Conference, October 24-28, 1983 at Princeton University, Dedicated to John C. Moore on His 60th Birthday*, Princeton University Press, ISBN 0-691-08426-2. - ↑ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-02-10.
- ↑ Kelly, Morgan (2016),
*John C. Moore, dedicated and influential Princeton mathematician, dies*.