Bob Vaughan

Robert Charles "Bob" Vaughan FRS (born 24 March 1945) is a British mathematician, working in the field of analytic number theory.

Robert Charles Vaughan
Robert Charles Vaughan at Oberwolfach 2008.jpg
R. C. Vaughan in 2008
Born (1945-03-24) March 24, 1945 (age 75)
Alma materUniversity of London
Known forAnalytic number theory
Exponential sums
Hardy–Littlewood circle method
AwardsBerwick Prize (1979)
Fellow of the Royal Society
Scientific career
InstitutionsPenn State
Imperial College
Doctoral advisorTheodor Estermann
Doctoral studentsTrevor Wooley


Since 1999 he has been Professor at Pennsylvania State University, and since 1990 Fellow of the Royal Society. He did his PhD at the University of London under supervision of Theodor Estermann.[1] He supervised Trevor Wooley's PhD.[1]


In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]

See alsoEdit


  • The Hardy–Littlewood Method. Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics. 125 (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press. 1997. ISBN 978-0-521-57347-4.
  • Hugh L. Montgomery; Robert C. Vaughan (2007). Multiplicative number theory I. Classical theory. Cambridge tracts in advanced mathematics. 97. ISBN 0-521-84903-9.


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