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Tien-Yien Li (李天岩) (born 1945) is a University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Michigan State University and a Guggenheim Fellow. Li and co-author James Yorke published a paper in 1975 entitled Period three implies chaos, in which the mathematical term chaos was coined.

Li, Tien-Yien
Born
李天岩

1945
NationalityUnited States
Alma materNational Tsing Hua University (1968)
University of Maryland, College Park Ph.D (1974)
AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship (1995)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsMichigan State University
Doctoral advisorJames Yorke

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1995
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, College of Natural Science, Michigan State University, 1996
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Michigan State University, 1996
  • J.S.Frame Teaching Award, 1996
  • University Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University, 1998
  • Distinguished Alumni, College of Sciences, Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2002
  • Outstanding Academic Advisor Award, College of Natural Science, Michigan State University, 2006

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