Hjorth, Gregory John (1963-2011)

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Mathematician; Educator
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Greg Hjorth was an internationally recognised mathematician, specialising in the field of set theory. Hjorth was 30 years old when his PhD thesis, completed in at the University of California, Berkeley, was awarded the Sacks Prize for the world's best mathematical logic thesis. One of the significant outcomes of his original work is what is now known as Hjorth's theory of turbulence. Hjorth held professorial positions at both Melbourne University and University of California Los Angeles.

  • Education - Honours in Mathematics and Philosophy, University of Melbourne
  • Award - Inaugural Sacks award for best mathematical logic thesis
  • Education - PhD in Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, United States of America
  • Award - Karp Prize of the Association of Symbolic Logic
  • Award - Invited to present at the Tarski Lectures, University of California, Berkeley

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  1. Hjorth, Gregory John (Greg)
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Australia loses a world-class maths wizard and chess champion
    Rundle, G.
    Published: 2011
    Series: The Age, 10

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