John Macnaghten Whittaker

1905 - 1984

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John Whittaker worked in Quantum Mechanics and Complex Analysis. He became Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield University.
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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. J M Whittaker appointed professor
  3. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to John Whittaker
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1928
Fellow of the Royal Society1949


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