Loewner, Charles, 1893-1968Alternative names
Professor Emeritus Charles Loewner was born on May 29, 1893, in the village of Lány, near Prague, which was at the time the capital of Bohemia. Loewner received his Ph.D. in Mathematics at the Prague University. From 1922-1928 he taught at Friedrich Wilhelm University in Berlin. Following a brief lectureship at Cologne, he was appointed to a chair in Mathematics at the German Charles University in Prague. The occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1939 prompted his emigration to the United States. He taught at Louisville, Brown, and Syracuse University prior to his appointment in 1951 as Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University, where he specialized in complex analysis and differential geometry. Loewner remained at Stanford University until his death in 1968.
From the description of Charles Loewner papers, 1919-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019684
- Differential equations
- Mathematics--Study and teaching