John Macnaghten Whittaker
|Death:||Died in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom|
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About John Macnaghten Whittaker
John Whittaker was the son of Edmund Whittaker. He studied at Edinburgh University and Cambridge. After posts at Edinburgh and Cambridge he became Professor at Liverpool though his tenure was interrupted by service in World War II. He left Liverpool to become Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield University. He worked in Quantum Mechanics and Complex Analysis.