Robert M. Solovay

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Robert M. Solovay

Robert Solovay in 1972 (photo by George Bergman)
Born (1938-12-15) December 15, 1938
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Alma mater University of Chicago
Doctoral advisor Saunders Mac Lane
Doctoral students Matthew Foreman
Kenneth McAloon
Judith Roitman
W. Hugh Woodin
Notable awards Paris Kanellakis Award (2003)

Robert Martin Solovay (born December 15, 1938) is an American mathematician specializing in set theory.

Solovay earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1964 under the direction of Saunders Mac Lane, with a dissertation on A Functorial Form of the Differentiable Riemann–Roch theorem. Solovay has spent his career at the University of California at Berkeley, where his Ph.D. students include W. Hugh Woodin and Matthew Foreman.

Solovay's theorems include:

Selected publications

See also

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