Hugh Montgomery (mathematician)

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Hugh Montgomery (mathematician) : biography

26 August 1944 –

Hugh Lowell Montgomery (born 26 August 1944) is an American mathematician, working in the fields of analytic number theory and mathematical analysis. As a Marshall scholar, Montgomery earned his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. For many years, Montgomery has been teaching at the University of Michigan.

He is best known for Montgomery’s pair correlation conjecture, his development of the large sieve methods and for co-authoring (with Ivan M. Niven and Herbert Zuckerman) one of the standard introductory number theory texts, An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers, now in its fifth edition (ISBN 0471625469).

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society., retrieved 2013-02-10.