Jan W. Jaworowski
|Died||October 4, 2013 (aged 85)|
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
|Alma mater||University of Warsaw|
|Thesis||On the antipodal sets on a sphere and involutions of metric spaces (1955)|
|Doctoral advisor||Karol Borsuk|
His father was Jan Leonard Jaworowski, and his mother—Helena (maiden name Heybowicz).
He graduated (got master's degree) from the mathematical department of the University of Warsaw. He got his Ph.D. from the Polish Academy of Sciences in 1955, in Algebraic topology, under Karol Borsuk. He generalized the Borsuk–Ulam theorem about antipodes.
Jaworowski specialized in the transformation groups theory.
- James F. Davis; Charles Livingston. "Memorial resolution - Jan Wlodzimierz Jaworowski". Indiana Univ. Bloomington. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
- Jan Jaworowski at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- "Doktoraty (PhD's)". Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (in Polish). Retrieved 2016-03-01.
- "In Memory of Jan Jaworowski". dignitymemorial.com. Retrieved 2015-09-08.
- "Jaworowski, Jan W." Institute for Advanced Study. Retrieved 2015-09-08.
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