Robert Phelps 1926-2013

Robert Ralph Phelps, an American mathematician who was known for his outstanding contributions to analysis, particularly to functional analysis and measure theory, passed away on January 4. He had been a professor of mathematics at the University of Washington since 1962. The best known result of Bob Phelps is probably the celebrated Bishop-Phelps theorem obtained in collaboration with Errett Bishop.
Information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Phelps
http://experimentalmath.info/blog/2013/02/in-memoriam-robert-r-phelps/

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