## About

Gifted mathematician who worked at Princeton University. He became known for his work in the sub-field of mathematical analysis.

## Before Fame

He was a child prodigy who graduated from the University of Maryland at the age of seventeen. He went on to earn his PhD from Princeton University.

## Trivia

He was selected to serve in the National Academy of Science in 1979.

## Family Life

He had two daughters with his wife Julie. His brother, Robert Fefferman, also had a prominent career as a mathematician.

## Associated With

He, like all modern mathematicians and physicists, was influenced by the work of Albert Einstein.