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Cathleen Morawetz (Synge)

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Death: August 15, 2017 (94)
Manhattan, New York, New York County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Lighton Synge and Elizabeth Eleanor Mabel Synge
Wife of Herbert Morawetz
Mother of Private; John Synge Morawetz; Private and Private
Sister of Margaret (Pegeen) Dryer and Private

Occupation: Mathematician
Managed by: Private User
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About Cathleen Morawetz

Cathleen Synge Morawetz (May 5, 1923 – August 8, 2017) was a Canadian mathematician who spent much of her career in the United States. Morawetz's research was mainly in the study of the partial differential equations governing fluid flow, particularly those of mixed type occurring in transonic flow. She was professor emerita at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at the New York University, where she had also served as director from 1984 to 1988. She was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1998.

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May 5, 1923
Toronto, Canada
August 15, 2017
Age 94
Manhattan, New York, New York County, New York, United States