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Biographical entry Lehrer, Gustav Isaac (1947 - )

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Born
18 January 1947
Munich, Germany
Occupation
Mathematician

Summary

Gustav Isaac Lehrer is Professor and Senior Research Fellow of the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney. He is a member of the Schools' Algebra Research Group.

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1950
Life event - Settled in Australia
1967
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Sydney
1971
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Warwick, UK
1971 - 1972
Career position - Temporary Lecturer at the University of Warwick
1972 - 1974
Career position - Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, UK
1974 - 1990
Career position - Lecturer (later Reader) in Mathematics, University of Sydney
1981
Award - Fulbright Scholarship
1982 - 1984
Career position - Visiting Professor, ETH Forschungsinstitut für Mathematics, Zurich, Switzerland
1984
Career position - Visiting Professor, University of Aarhus, Denmark
1986
Career position - Visiting Professor, University of Essen, Germany
1987 - 1990
Career position - Visiting Professor, Ecole Normale Superieur, Paris, France
1988 - 1990
Career position - Visiting Professor, Science University of Tokyo, Japan
1990 -
Career position - Professor of Pure Mathematics, University of Sydney
1991 - 1994
Career position - Head of the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney
1994 - 2004
Award - Australian Research Council Senior Research Fellow
1996 - 1998
Career position - Professor and Head of the Centre for Mathematics and its Applications (CMA) at the Australian National University
1998 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1999
Award - Humboldt Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
2001
Career event - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society and science in pure mathematics
2001 - 2002
Career position - Member, Mathematics, Information and Communication Sciences Expert Advisory Committee, Australian Research Council
2005 - 2009
Award - ARC Professorial Fellow
2007 - 2010
Career position - Member, Mathematical Sciences Sectional Committee, Australian Academy of Science
2015
Award - Hannan Medal, Australian Academy of Science
2016
Award - George Szekeres Medal (joint), Australian Mathematical Society
2016
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to tertiary mathematics education as an academic and researcher, and to professional and community groups

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Journal Articles

  • Hall, Peter, 'Interview with Gus Lehrer January 9, 2012, University of Melbourne', Asia Pacific mathematics newsletter, 2 (2) (2012), 30-6. Details

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See also

Annette Alafaci