Isadore Singer AKA Isadore Manuel Singer Born: 3May1924 Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Gender: Male Religion: Jewish Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Mathematician Nationality: United States Executive summary: AtiyahSinger index theorem Military service: US Army (194447) Mathematician Isadore Singer, working with his British colleague Michael Atiyah, developed the AtiyahSinger index theorem. It has applications in theoretical physics, including the theory of anomalies, gauge theory, monopoles, and string theory, and has increased interdisciplinary collaborations between pure mathematics and theoretical particle physicists. Wife: Rosemarie Daughter: Annabelle Catherine Singer Schrock
University: BS Mathematics, University of Michigan (1944) University: MA Mathematics, University of Chicago (1948) University: PhD Mathematics, University of Chicago (1950) Teacher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (195052) Teacher: University of California at Los Angeles (195253) Teacher: Columbia University (195354) Professor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (195477) Professor: University of California at Berkeley (197787) Professor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1987)
Abel Prize 2004 (with Michael Atiyah)
Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement 2000
American Mathematical Society Award for Distinguished Public Service 1992
Wigner Medal 1988
National Medal of Science 1983 Bôcher Prize 1969
American Academy of Arts and Sciences American Philosophical Society National Academy of Sciences National Research Council American Mathematical Society Vice President (197072) Jewish Ancestry
Author of books:
Differential Geometry: Lectures (1962)
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