Joachim Lambek

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Joachim "Jim" Lambek FRSC (5 December 1922 – 23 June 2014)[2] was a Canadian mathematician. He was Peter Redpath Emeritus Professor of Pure Mathematics at McGill University, where he earned his PhD degree in 1950 with Hans Zassenhaus as advisor.

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Joachim Lambek
Joachim Lambek in Philadelphia, May 2008
Born(1922-12-05)December 5, 1922
DiedJune 23, 2014(2014-06-23) (aged 91)
Alma materMcGill University
Known forLambek–Moser theorem, Lambek calculus, Curry–Howard–Lambek correspondence, multicategories
AwardsJeffery–Williams Prize (1988)[1]
Scientific career
InstitutionsDepartment of Mathematics and Statistics
McGill University
ThesisA: Biquaternion Vectorfields over Minkowski's Space B: The Immersibility of a Semigroup into a Group (1950)
Doctoral advisorHans Zassenhaus
Doctoral studentsIsrael Kleiner (1967)
William Schelter (1972)