Daniel Edwin Rutherford

1906 - 1966

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Dan Rutherford studied at St Andrews and Amsterdam. He spent most of his career in St Andrews becoming Gregory Professor of Applied Mathematics. In spite of this title most of his research was in pure mathematics and in particular in algebra. He became President of the EMS in 1940 and 1963.
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  1. Walter Ledermann's memoir
  2. Rutherford: "Fluid Dynamics"
  3. Obituary: The Times
  4. Obituary: Edinburgh Mathematical Society
  5. Article: The Scotsman

Honours awarded to Daniel Rutherford
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1934
EMS President1940
BMC morning speaker1951
EMS President1963

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