Goro Azumaya

Gorō Azumaya (東屋 五郎, Azumaya Gorō, February 26, 1920[1] – July 8, 2010) was a Japanese mathematician who introduced the notion of Azumaya algebra in 1951. His advisor was Shokichi Iyanaga. At the time of his death he was an emeritus professor at Indiana University.

Goro Azumaya
Born(1920-02-26)February 26, 1920
DiedJuly 8, 2010(2010-07-08) (aged 90)
Alma materNagoya University
Known forAzumaya algebra
Scientific career
InstitutionsIndiana University
Doctoral advisorShokichi Iyanaga


  1. Unterburger, Amy L. (1994), Who's who among Asian Americans, 1994-95, Detroit: Gale, p. 14, ISBN 0-8103-9433-2.

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