Michael Boardman

John Michael Boardman is a mathematician whose speciality is algebraic and differential topology. He was formerly at the University of Cambridge, England; he is currently a full professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Boardman is most widely known for his construction of the first rigorously correct model of the homotopy category of spectra.

Michael Boardman
John Michael Boardman

(1938-02-13) 13 February 1938
ResidenceUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge
Known foralgebraic topology and Differential geometry and topology
Scientific career
InstitutionsJohns Hopkins University
ThesisOn stable homotopy theory and some applications (1965)
Doctoral advisorC. T. C. Wall[1]

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1964. His thesis advisor was C. T. C. Wall.[1] In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]

Selected publications

  • Boardman, John M. (1967). "Singularities of differentiable maps". Publications Mathématiques de l'IHÉS. 33: 21–57. MR 0231390.
  • Boardman, John Michael (1999). "Conditionally convergent spectral sequences". Homotopy invariant algebraic structures (Baltimore, MD, 1998). Contemporary Mathematics. 239. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society. pp. 49–84. doi:10.1090/conm/239/03597. ISBN 9780821810576. MR 1718076.


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