Hugh Montgomery

Mathematician, Academic

1944 –

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Who is Hugh Montgomery?

Hugh Lowell Montgomery is an American mathematician, working in the fields of analytic number theory and mathematical analysis. As a Marshall scholar, Montgomery earned his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. For many years, Montgomery has been teaching at the University of Michigan.

He is best known for Montgomery's pair correlation conjecture, his development of the large sieve methods and for co-authoring one of the standard introductory number theory texts, An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers, now in its fifth edition.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

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Born
Aug 26, 1944
Muncie
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
Employment
  • University of Michigan

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on July 23, 2013

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