Zehan Jiang

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Zehan Jiang (1902-1994)Topologist, Academicians of Chinese Academy of Science


Educational Background

1926 Bachelor of Sciences, Mathematics Department, Nankai University

1930 Ph.D of Harvard University


Employment

1931-1937 Mathematics Department of Peking University

1937-1949 Southwest Associated University

1941 Researcher of National Central Institute

1949 Mathematics Department of Peking University


Research Interest

Topology, especially Fixed Point Theory


Contributions and Honors

He was one of founders of modern mathematics in China, who introduced Topology into China,who introduced Topology into China. He has made great contributions to Morse Theory, covering space and Fiber bundle. His most influential research is Fixed Point Theory, which was one of major projects in twentieth century mathematics.