Karen Uhlenbeck

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Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck (born August 24, 1942) is an American mathematician and one of the founders of modern geometric analysis. She is a professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin, where she held the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Regents Chair. She is currently a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study and a visiting senior research scholar at Princeton University.Uhlenbeck was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karen Uhlenbeck has received more than 327,784 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Karen Uhlenbeck is the 248th most popular mathematician (up from 276th in 2019), the 1,983rd most popular biography from United States and the 12th most popular American Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Karen Uhlenbeck ranks 248 out of 828Before her are Israel Gelfand, Igor Ansoff, Jean-Robert Argand, Abraham Zacuto, Michael Maestlin, and Nicolaus II Bernoulli. After her are Jabir ibn Aflah, Zoia Ceaușescu, Callippus, Michael Stifel, Eugène Charles Catalan, and Nikolay Bogolyubov.

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Among people born in 1942, Karen Uhlenbeck ranks 132Before her are Pedro Rocha, Bert Sakmann, Felice Gimondi, Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, Susan Sullivan, and Koji Funamoto. After her are Mirjana Marković, Vladimir Bukovsky, Linda Evans, Vasily Alekseyev, Kang Kek Iew, and Andy Summers.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Karen Uhlenbeck ranks 1,983 out of 15,968Before her are Sundance Kid (1867), Kelly McGillis (1957), Cyd Charisse (1922), Holly Hunter (1958), Jerry Fodor (1935), and Michael Rockefeller (1938). After her are King Vidor (1894), David Gross (1941), Charles Dow (1851), Wayne Shorter (1933), Frank Jack Fletcher (1885), and John Barrymore (1882).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United States

Among mathematicians born in United States, Karen Uhlenbeck ranks 12Before her are Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), Alonzo Church (1903), Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), Sam Loyd (1841), Mary Jackson (1921), and Lloyd Shapley (1923). After her are Paul Cohen (1934), John G. Thompson (1932), Raymond Smullyan (1919), John Milnor (1931), Jim Simons (1938), and Jesse Douglas (1897).