Gilbert Strang

1934 - Today

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William Gilbert Strang (born November 27, 1934), usually known as simply Gilbert Strang or Gil Strang, is an American mathematician, with contributions to finite element theory, the calculus of variations, wavelet analysis and linear algebra. He has made many contributions to mathematics education, including publishing seven mathematics textbooks and one monograph. Strang is the MathWorks Professor of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gilbert Strang has received more than 326,188 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Gilbert Strang is the 697th most popular mathematician (down from 682nd in 2019), the 7,005th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,582nd in 2019) and the 46th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Gilbert Strang ranks 697 out of 828Before him are Robin Hartshorne, Corrado Segre, Sergey Nikolsky, Sofya Yanovskaya, Boris Galerkin, and Ingrid Daubechies. After him are Friedrich Engel, David Cox, Nikolai Chebotaryov, Armand Borel, Cleve Moler, and Max Newman.

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Among people born in 1934, Gilbert Strang ranks 342Before him are Helga Haase, Harrison Birtwistle, Laila Halme, Jimmy Garrison, Steve Lacy, and Julius Wess. After him are Östen Warnerbring, Rico Rodriguez, Mr. Fuji, Stanley Turrentine, Diane di Prima, and Chris Bonington.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gilbert Strang ranks 7,005 out of 15,968Before him are India Summer (1975), Harry Reid (1939), Charles Bacon (1885), Anita Stewart (1895), Elle Fanning (1998), and Donald Wuerl (1940). After him are Mary Browne (1891), Avery Brooks (1948), Kevin Alejandro (1976), Big John Studd (1948), 6ix9ine (1996), and Joe Dumars (1963).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Gilbert Strang ranks 46Before him are Saunders Mac Lane (1909), Louis J. Mordell (1888), Leonard Eugene Dickson (1874), Daniel Quillen (1940), Charles Fefferman (1949), and Robin Hartshorne (1938). After him are Cleve Moler (1939), Curtis T. McMullen (1958), Solomon W. Golomb (1932), Robert Daniel Carmichael (1879), Joseph Keller (1923), and Kenneth Appel (1932).