Professor Gunnar Kangro (1913-1975), member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, was the most famous Estonian mathematician of his time. He was a world-class professional in his main research area - summability theory. His excellent courses and textbooks in algebra and analysis advocated the use of new theories developed in the first half of the twentieth century, and led the transition of Estonian mathematics to modern basis. Having also supervised 23 Cand. Sci. Theses, he is fully considered the founder of contemporary Estonian mathematical school.
Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 8:00pm to Friday, September 6, 2013 - 7:59pm
University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia