Paul Sally

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Birthday
29, 1933
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 30, 2013 (80)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1933
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 30, 2013 (80)

About

Remembered for his work in the mathematical sub-fields of representation theory and p-adic analysis, this longtime University of Chicago professor also created both the Young Scholars Program and the Everyday Mathematics curriculum development program.

Before Fame

After graduating from Boston College, he earned a Ph.D. in mathematics from Brandeis University.

Trivia

His numerous honors include the American Mathematical Society's Distinguished Service Award and the Amoco Foundation's Undergraduate Teaching Award.

Family Life

His marriage to fellow mathematics professor Judith Sally resulted in sons named David (a business professor), Stephen (an attorney), and Paul (a school superintendent).

Associated With

He taught at the University of Chicago, where fellow mathematician Paul Cohen received his graduate education.