Shiing-Shen Chern 陳省身

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Shiing-Shen Chern

Chinese: 省身 陳
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Birthplace: 嘉兴 (Jiāxīng), Zhejiang, China
Death: Died in 天津 (Tiānjīn), Tianjin, China
Immediate Family:

Son of 寶楨 陳 and 梅 韓
Husband of Shih-Ning Chern
Father of Private User and May Chu
Brother of 瑤華 陳; 家麟 陳 and 玉華 陳

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About Shiing-Shen Chern 陳省身

Ch'en Hsing-shen, known as S. S. Chern, prominent mathematician, specialized in differential geometry and topology. He worked at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton (1943-46) and directed the institute of mathematics of the Academia Sinica (1945-48). In 1949 he returned to the United States, where he became a professor at the University of Chicago and later at the Unviersity of California at Berkeley.

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Shiing-Shen Chern 陳省身's Timeline

1911
October 26, 1911
嘉兴 (Jiāxīng), Zhejiang, China
2004
December 3, 2004
Age 93
天津 (Tiānjīn), Tianjin, China