Professor George Alver Willis

Professor George Alver Willis

George Alver Willis

Elected in 2014

Short citation at year of election

Willis is known internationally as an innovator and problem solver in diverse fields of mathematics. In topological algebra, his insights into locally compact groups and fundamental concepts that he has introduced, such as the scale function and flatness, have initiated new research directions and made new applications possible. He has made advances in harmonic analysis by combining algebraic and probabilistic methods in a novel way, and has made decisive contributions in functional analysis through the construction of key examples.

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