Fritz Ursell

Mathematician, Academic

1923 – 2012

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Who was Fritz Ursell?

Fritz Joseph Ursell FRS was a British mathematician noted for his contributions to fluid mechanics, especially in the area of wave-structure interactions. He held the Beyer Chair of Applied Mathematics at the University of Manchester from 1961–1990, was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1972 and retired in 1990.

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Born
Apr 28, 1923
Düsseldorf
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
Died
May 12, 2012
Manchester

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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