Cathleen Synge Morawetz

Mathematician, Award Winner

1923 –

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Who is Cathleen Synge Morawetz?

Cathleen Synge Morawetz is a mathematician. Morawetz's research was mainly in the study of the partial differential equations governing fluid flow, particularly those of mixed type occurring in transonic flow. She is Professor Emerita at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at the New York University, where she has also served as director from 1984 to 1988.

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Born
May 5, 1923
Toronto
Also known as
  • Cathleen S. Morawetz
Parents
Nationality
  • Canada
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Toronto
  • PhD, New York University
    Mathematics
    ( - 1951)
Employment
  • New York University
Lived in
  • Greenwich Village

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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