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Neumann, Bernhard Hermann (1909 - 2002)

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Born: 15 October 1909  Germany.  Died: 2002.
Bernhard Hermann Neumann was Professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra 1962-74. He was involved in editing several mathematical journals, including being editor and publisher of the IMU Canberra Circular from 1972 to 1996. His first wife was Hanna Neumann (qv). Neumann was educated at the universities of Freiburg, Berlin (Dr Phil) and Cambridge (PhD).

Career Highlights

1940 - 1945Pioneer Corps RA Intelligence Corps
1946 - 1948Lecturer at University College Hull, UK
1948 - 1961Lecturer then Senior Lecturer and Reader at the University of Manchester, UK
1949Wiskundig Genootschap te Amsterdam Prize received
1951Adams Prize received from the University of Cambridge, UK
1959 - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
1962 - 1974Professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University
1963 - 1965Foundation President of the Canberra Mathematical Association
1964 - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1964 - 1966President of the Australian Mathematical Society
1966 - 1968Foundation President of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers
1966 - 1975Chairman of the Australian National Committee for Mathematics
1967 - 1975Chairman of the Australian Subcommission of the International Commission for Mathematical Instruction
1972 - Editor and Publisher of IMU Canberra Circular
1975 - Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University
1975 - 1977Senior Research Fellow at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Mathematics and Statistics
1978 - Honorary Research Fellow of the CSIRO Division of Mathematics and Statistics
1978 - 1980President of the Amateur Sinfonia of Canberra Inc.
1984Matthew Flinders Lecturer delivered to the Australian Academy of Science

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