- Antoni Zygmund
Warsaw, Zygmund was professor at the University of Wilnofrom 1930 until 1939. During the occupation of Poland ( Second World War), he emigrated to USAin 1940 and became professor at the Mount Holyoke Collegein South Hadley. From 1945 until 1947 he was professor at the University of Pennsylvaniaand from 1947 at the University of Chicago.
He was member of several scientific societies. From 1930 until 1952 member of the
Friends of Science Society(TNW), since 1946 member of Polish Academy of Skills(PAU), since 1959 member of Polish Academy of Sciences(PAN) and since 1961 member of the National Academy of Sciencein Washington. He received the National Medal of Sciencein 1986.
His main interest was
harmonic analysis. He wrote a standard two-volume work "Trigonometric Series". His students included Alberto Calderón, Paul Cohen, Nathan Fineand Elias Stein. He died in Chicago.
His work has had pervasive influence in many fields of mathematics, particularly in
mathematical analysis. Perhaps most important was his work with Calderón on singular integral operators.
* [http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/math/other/zygmund.htm Mount Holyoke biography]
* [http://matwbn.icm.edu.pl/kstresc.php?tom=5&wyd=10&jez= Trigonometrical series] – Zygmund's monograph on the web
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