Daniel S. Freed

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Isadore Singer Transcended Mathematical Boundaries

March 4, 2021

A former graduate student reflects on how Isadore Singer, who died on February 11, brought together mathematicians, physicists and anyone else interested in the deeper connections between diverse fields.

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Daniel S. Freed is the Kerr Centennial Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin. His research lies at the intersection of geometry, topology and physics.