Fritz Herzog

Mathematician, Deceased Person

1902 – 2002

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Who was Fritz Herzog?

Fritz Herzog was an American mathematician, known for his work in complex analysis and power series.

He was born in Germany and studied at the University of Berlin until 1934 when he moved to USA. He received his Ph.D. degree at Columbia University on a thesis entitled Systems of Algebraic Mixed Difference Equations advised by Joseph Ritt. Herzog was an electrical engineering research associate at Cornell University, working with Michel G. Malti on dynamo research. Together they solved an important electric power problem on balancing dynamos, which had remained open since the days of Michael Faraday a century before. Most of his career was spent at Michigan State University where he gave name to the Fritz Herzog Prize Endowment Fund. Herzog died at East Lansing of prostate cancer. He had a wife named Helen Herzog

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Born
Dec 6, 1902
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
Employment
  • Michigan State University
  • Cornell University
Died
2002
East Lansing

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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