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Luis A. Caffarelli - University of Texas at Austin, Department of Mathematics, 1 University Station, C1200, Austin, TX 78712-1082, United States (email)
YanYan Li - Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, Hill Center, 110 Frelinghuysen Rd., Piscataway, NJ 08854, United States (email)
"One of the wonders of mathematics is you go somewhere in the world
and you meet other mathematicians, and it is like one big family.
This large family is a wonderful joy."
Louis Nirenberg, in an interview in the Notices of the AMS, April
Louis Nirenberg was born in Hamilton, Ontario on February 28, 1925.
He was attracted to physics as a high school student in Montreal
while attending the Baron Byng School. He completed a major in
Mathematics and Physics at McGill University. Having met Richard
Courant, he went to graduate school at NYU and what would become
the Courant Institute. There he completed his PhD degree under the
direction of James Stoker. He was then invited to join the faculty
and has been there ever since. He was one of the founding members of
the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and is now an
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