In service to mathematics: the life and work of mina rees [amy shell-gellasch, brenda riddell] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers mina spiegel rees (1902-1997) was an american mathematician who had a significant impact on mathematical research and eduction in the united states she received. Famous influential women mathematicians and scientists | see more ideas about science, woman and dr who. Washington, d c: national academy of sciences of the u s a geiger, moritz [ 1930]: die wirklichkeit der wissenschaften und die meta- physik bonn: f cohen green, j, j laduke, s mac lane, and u merzbach : 'mina spiegel rees (1902–1997)', notices of the american mathematical society. At home in abstract and applied mathematics, dr rees was founding president of the graduate school and university center of the city university of new york she was the first woman elected president of the american association for the advancement of science, the largest alliance of scientists in the.
Mina spiegel rees (1902-1997), notices of the american mathematical society, august, 1998, 866-873 (login required) shell-gellasch, amy in service to mathematics: the life and work of mina rees, docent press, 2011 fox, phyllis mina rees, in women of mathematics: a biobibliographic. The work also celebrates the contributions of minority women, including 10 african-american, latina, and asian mathematicianswritten by emmy noether 152 karen parshall 157 bernadetter perrinriou 161 harriet pollatsek 164 cheryl praeger 169 mina spiegel rees 174 ida rhodes 180 julia bowman.
Mina spiegel rees (1902–1997) had a profound effect on mathematical research in the mid-twentieth century her tenure as the head of the she co-founded the history of mathematics special interest group of the mathematical association of america (hom sigmaa) in 2001 in 2003, she founded the. 3see the article “mina spiegel rees (1902–1997)” in the august 1998 notices wwwamsorg/notices/199807/memorial-rees pdf biography i was born in china, grew up in taiwan, and have spent most of my life in the us i think i benefited a lot from my multicultural background i have lived the life of.
Biography of mina rees (1902-1997) mina spiegel rees at the december 1953 meeting of the american mathematical society, rees's achievements in these important roles was recognised with the following resolution (see bull amer math soc 60 (1954), 134):- under her guidance, basic research in general, and.
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R mina spiegel rees – she was the first female president of the american association for the advancement of science (1971) and head of the mathematics department of the office of naval research of the united states mina_rees s mary fairfax somerville – she studied mathematics and astronomy. Marjorie lee browne is the third african-american woman currently known to have earned a phd in at any time a mathematician's life is not an easy one, and mine began at a particularly critical time in history interviews with three women—me, mina rees, and olga taussky-todd— people, not mathematicians, being.
The four are mary sears (1905-1997) florence van straten (1913-1992) grace murray hopper (1906-1992) mina spiegel rees (1902-1997) the title of the book is apt the numbers of such women are relatively small though publicly cited and loaded with honors by the scientific, educational, and military. Mina spiegel rees was an american mathematician she was the first female president of the american association for the advancement of science (1971) and head of the mathematics department of the office of naval research of the united states rees was a pioneer in the history of computing and helped establish. Grace murray hopper (1906–1992) and mina spiegel rees (1902–1997) both were college professors until war service intervened one joined the navy and the other remained a civilian, but between 1943 and 1945 each held positions from which they influenced the us navy's ability to wage a modern, math- dependent.