Manfredo do Carmo
do Carmo in 1979
|Died||30 April 2018 (aged 89)|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
|Awards||Brazil's National Order of Scientific Merit (1995)|
TWAS Prize (1987)
AMS Fellow (2012)
|Institutions||Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada|
|Doctoral advisor||Shiing-Shen Chern|
|Doctoral students||Celso Costa|
|Influenced||Fernando Codá Marques|
Manfredo Perdigão do Carmo (15 August 1928 - 30 April 2018) was a Brazilian mathematician, doyen of Brazilian differential geometry, and former president of the Brazilian Mathematical Society. He was at the time of his death an emeritus researcher at the IMPA.
He is known for his research on Riemannian manifolds, topology of manifolds, rigidity and convexity of isometric immersions, minimal surfaces, stability of hypersurfaces, isoperimetric problems, minimal submanifolds of a sphere, and manifolds of constant mean curvature and vanishing scalar curvature.
He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1963 under the supervision of Shiing-Shen Chern. He was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1965 and 1968. He was a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). He received the Brazilian National Prize for Science and Technology of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), the National Order of Scientific Merit (1995), an honorary doctorate from the University of Alagoas (1991) and the TWAS Prize (1992). He was a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
In 1978 he was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Helsinki (the theme was "Minimal Surfaces: Stability and Finiteness").
Do Carmo died on 30 April 2018 at the age of 89.
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