Shiing-Shen Chern

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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

Ch'en Hsing-shen, known as S. S. Chern, prominent mathematician, specialized in differential geometry and topology. He worked at the Institute of 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's Timeline

1911
October 26, 1911
嘉兴 (Jiāxīng), Zhejiang, China
1985
July 28, 1985
Age 73
Atherton, San Mateo, California, United States
2004
December 3, 2004
Age 93
天津 (Tiānjīn), Tianjin, China
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