# University of Vermont

## James Marsh Professors-at-Large Program

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**Biography: John Tate**

### Professor and Sid W. Richardson Chair

in Mathematics, The University of Texas

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Harvard University

Dr.
Tate has served as a Professor and Sid W. Richardson Chair in Mathematics at
The University of Texas since 1990. Prior to this appointment he served as a
Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University for 31 years. Dr. Tate is now
a Professor Emeritus at Harvard University. Dr. Tate is internationally recognized
as being one of the most profound and influential number theorists of the past
four decades. He is heralded as one of the true luminaries in mathematics and
his work has been influential to the entire field of mathematics. Dr. Tate has
several mathematical concepts and areas that bear his name. In 2003, Dr. Tate
was a recipient of the prestigious international *Wolf Prize in Mathematics*
(shared with Mikio Sato) from the Wolf Foundation. He is also an honorary member
of the London Mathematical Society. Dr. Tate has authored dozens of articles
and given over 50 invited talks and lectures all over the world. Dr. Tate received
a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and a Doctor of Philosophy degree
from Princeton University.

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