Robert Henry Sorgenfrey (August 14, 1915 – January 7, 1996) was an American mathematician and Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. The Sorgenfrey line and the Sorgenfrey plane are named after him; the Sorgenfrey line was the first example of a normal topological space whose product with itself is not normal.
|Born||August 14, 1915|
|Died||January 7, 1996 (aged 80)|
|Alma mater||University of Texas at Austin|
|Institutions||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Thesis||Concerning Triodic Continua (1941)|
|Doctoral advisor||R.L. Moore|