Mordechai "Moti" Gitik (Hebrew: מרדכי ״מוטי״ גיטיק) is a mathematician, working in set theory, who is professor at the Tel-Aviv University. He was an invited speaker at the 2002 International Congresses of Mathematicians, and became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society in 2012.
|Alma mater||Hebrew University of Jerusalem|
|Awards||Karp Prize (2013)|
|Institutions||Tel Aviv University|
|Thesis||All Uncountable Cardinals can be Singular (1980)|
|Doctoral advisors||Azriel Levy|
Gitik proved the consistency of "all uncountable cardinals are singular" (a strong negation of the axiom of choice) from the consistency of "there is a proper class of strongly compact cardinals". He further proved the equiconsistency of the following statements:
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-01-19.