# Heinz Bauer

**Heinz Bauer** (31 January 1928 – 15 August 2002) was a German mathematician.

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Heinz Bauer | |

Born | |

Died | 15 August 2002 Erlangen, Germany | (aged 74)

Nationality | German |

Alma mater | University of Erlangen-Nuremberg |

Awards | Bavarian Order of Merit Fellow of the Leopoldina Chauvenet Prize (1980) |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematician |

Institutions | University of Erlangen-Nuremberg |

Doctoral students | Karl-Theodor Sturm |

Bauer studied at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and received his PhD there in 1953 under the supervision of Otto Haupt and finished his habilitation in 1956, both for work with Otto Haupt. After a short time from 1961 to 1965 as professor at the University of Hamburg he stayed his whole career at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. His research focus was the potential theory, probability theory and functional analysis

Bauer received the Chauvenet Prize in 1980^{[1]} and became a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in 1986. Bauer died in Erlangen.

## ReferencesEdit

**^**Bauer, Heinz (1978). "Approximation and Abstract Boundaries".*Amer. Math. Monthly*.**85**(8): 632–647. doi:10.2307/2320332. JSTOR 2320332.

- Dalang, Robert C. (2002). "Heinz Bauer (1928–2002)".
*Expositiones Mathematicae*.**20**(4): 289. doi:10.1016/S0723-0869(02)80008-1. - Konrad Jacobs, Obituary in
*Aequationes Mathematicae*, Vol.65, 2003, p. 1

## External linksEdit

- Heinz Bauer in the German National Library catalogue
- Obituary by Wulf-Dieter Geyer, pdf Datei (1,07 MB)
- Obituary in the Uni-Protokollen
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Heinz Bauer",
*MacTutor History of Mathematics archive*, University of St Andrews. - Bauer at the Mathematics Genealogy Project

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