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Biographical entry McIntosh, Alan Gaius Ramsay (1942 - 2016)

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Born
17 January 1942
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
8 August 2016
Occupation
Mathematician

Summary

Alan McIntosh was a mathematician who specialised in analysis at the boundary of harmonic analysis and partial differential equations. With colleagues he was noted for solving the Calderon conjecture in the theory of singular integral operators, and the Kato square root problem. The techniques developed by McIntosh and his collaborators revolutionised he way fundamental operators in physics are analysed. From 1999 to 2014 McIntosh was Professor in the Mathematical Sciences Institute at the Australian National University.

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1962
Education - BSc (hons), University of New England
1966
Career position - Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton University, New Jersey, U.S.A.
1966
Education - PhD, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
1967 - 1999
Career position - Lecturer (later Associate Professor), Macquarie University
1986 - 2016
Career position - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
1999 - 2014
Career position - Professor, Centre for Mathematics and Its Applications, School of Mathematical Sciences, Australian National University
2001
Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society and science in mathematics and its application
2002
Award - Moyal Medal, Department of Mathematics, Macquarie University
2015
Award - Hannan Medal, Australian Academy of Science

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Helen Cohn