References for Shiing-shen Chern

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  1. N J Hitchin, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 2008).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Shiing-Shen_Chern.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9023839/Shiing-shen-Chern

Books:

  1. P Griffiths (ed.), Inspired by S S Chern (World Sci. Publ., Hackensack, NJ, 2006).
  2. B Gu, S-T Yau, H-D Cao, S-y Cheng and L Ji (eds.), Frontiers of mathematical sciences: The Inauguration of the Mathematical Sciences Center of Tsinghua University and the Tsinghua-Sanya International Mathematics Forum (Int. Press, Somerville, MA, 2011).
  3. S-T Yau (ed.), Chern: A great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1998).

Articles:

  1. 2010 Chern Medal awarded, Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 57 (11) (2010), 1472-1474.
  2. Accolades paid the Chern at Congress, Reflexions. The daily newsletter of ICM 2010 (21 August 2010).
  3. D J Albers and G L Alexanderson (eds.), Mathematical People: Profiles and Interviews (Boston, 1985), 33-40.
  4. L Auslander, S S Chern as teacher, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 109-111.
  5. T F Banchoff, In Memoriam: Shiing-Shen Chern, 1911-2004, Mathematical Association of America.
    http://www.maa.org/news/in-memoriam-shiing-shen-chern-1911-2004
  6. T F Banchoff, Review: Global differential geometry, by S S Chern, Amer. Math. Monthly 98 (7) (1991), 669-671.
  7. R Bott, For the Chern volume, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 106-108.
  8. J-P Bourguigon, Shiing Shen Chern, an optimist, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 261-267.
  9. J-P Bourguigon, Entretien avec un optimiste, S S Chern, Gaz. Math. No. 48 (1991), 5-10.
  10. F E Browder, S S Chern, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 102-103.
  11. R Bryant and D Freed, Shiing-Shen Chern, Physics Today 59 (1) (2006), 70-72.
  12. M P do Carmo, S S Chern: mathematical influences and reminiscences, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 179-183.
  13. K Chang, Shiing-Shen Chern, 93, Innovator in New Geometry, Dies, New York Times (7 December 2004).
  14. J Cheeger, Remarks delivered at Chern 79th birthday celebration, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 242-244.
  15. S Y Cheng, My teacher Professor S S Chern, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 253-258.
  16. Shiing-shen Chern, The President's National Medal of Science, National Science Foundation.
    http://www.nsf.gov/od/nms/recip_details.jsp?recip_id=75
  17. Shiing-shen Chern (1911-2004) (Spanish), Lect. Mat. 26 (1) (2005), 147-148.
  18. Shiing-shen Chern (French), C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris Sér. Gén. Vie Sci. 6 (6) (1989), 488-489.
  19. S S Chern, What is geometry?, Amer. Math. Monthly 97 (8) (1990), 679-686.
  20. S S Chern, May mathematical education, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 1-15.
  21. Chern Medal Award, International Mathematical Union.
    http://www.mathunion.org/general/prizes/chern/details/
  22. The Chern Lectures, University of California, Berkeley.
    http://math.berkeley.edu/about/events/lectures/chern
  23. W G Chinn and J B Lewis, Shiing-Shen Chern: A man and his times, The Two-Year College Mathematics Journal 14 (5) (1983), 370-376.
  24. W-L Chow, Shiing-Shen Chern as Friend and Mathematician, A Reminiscence on the Occasion of His 80th Birthday, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.) Chern and V V Shokurov (eds.), The Collected Papers of Wei-Liang Chow (World Scientific, 2002), 481-489.
  25. W-L Chow, Shiing-Shen Chern as Friend and Mathematician, A Reminiscence on the Occasion of His 80th Birthday, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 79-87.
  26. P C W Chu, Professor S S Chern, my father-in-law, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 91-94.
  27. M Chu, S S Chern: The daughter speaks, Reflexions. The daily newsletter of ICM 2010 (21 August 2010).
  28. M P do Carno, S S Chern: mathematical influences and reminiscences, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 179-183.
  29. J J Faran, Review: An Introduction to Riemann-Finsler Geometry, by D Bao, S -S Chern and Z Shen, SIAM Review 44 (3) (2002), 487-488.
  30. H W Guggenheimer, Review: Studies in global geometry and analysis, by S S Chern, Amer. Math. Monthly 75 (8) (1968), 921.
  31. R E Greene, S S Chern: some mathematical and personal reminiscences, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 247-252.
  32. R E Greene, S S Chern: some mathematical and personal reminiscences, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 247-252.
  33. R E Greene, Berkeley in the '60s: recollections of Professor Shiing-Shen Chern and the Berkeley geometry group, in Frontiers of mathematical sciences (Int. Press, Somerville, MA, 2011), 69-72.
  34. P A Griffiths, S S Chern: always changing, always the same, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 117-120.
  35. F Hirzebruch, Why do I like Chern? And why do I like Chern classes?, in Frontiers of mathematical sciences (Int. Press, Somerville, MA, 2011), 61-67.
  36. F Hirzebruch and U Simon, Nachruf auf Shiing-Shen Chern, Jahresber. Deutsch. Math.-Verein 108 (4) (2006), 197-217.
  37. N Hitchin, Shiing-Shen Chern 26 October 1911 - 3 December 2004, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 60 (2014), 75-85.
  38. N Hitchin, Shiing-Shen Chern 1911-2004, Bull. London Math, Soc. 38 (3) (2006), 507-519.
  39. W-l Huang, Shiing-Shen Chern und die Mathematik in China. Hamburger Beiträge zur Geschichte der Mathematik, Mitt. Math. Ges. Hamburg 21 (2) (2002), 17-26.
  40. W-l Huang and K Reich, Shiing-Shen Chern in Hamburg, in Frontiers of mathematical sciences (Int. Press, Somerville, MA, 2011), 39-60.
  41. A Jackson, In memoriam: S-S Chern, Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 52 (6) (2005), 623-625.
  42. A Jackson, Interview with Shiing Shen Chern, Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 45 (7) (1998), 860-865.
  43. I Kaplansky, Shiing Shen Chern with admiration as he approaches his 80th birthday, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 95-97.
  44. W Klingenberg, My encounters with S S Chern, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 156-160.
  45. R Lashof, Personal recollection of Chern at Chicago, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 104-105.
  46. B Lawson, On Chern and youth, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 239-241.
  47. The Legacy of Shiing-Shen Chern, Reflexions. The daily newsletter of ICM 2010 (21 August 2010).
  48. L Meng, Shiing-Shen Chern at Nankai University, The Mathematical Intelligencer 36 (3) (2014), 75-78.
  49. Morningside lifetime achievement award in mathematics: Shiing-Shen Chern, Third International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians. Part 1, 2 (Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 2008), xxiii-xxiv
  50. L Nirenberg, Some personal remarks about S S Chern, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 98-101.
  51. R S Palais and C-L Terng, The life and mathematics of Shiing Shen Chern, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 18-62.
  52. R Sanders, Renowned mathematician Shiing-Shen Chern, who revitalized the study of geometry, has died at 93 in Tianjin, China, UC Berkeley News (6 December 2004).
    http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2004/12/06_chern.shtml
  53. Shing-Tung Yau, S S Chern, as my teacher, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 271-274.
  54. Shiu Yuen Cheng, My teacher Professor S S Chern, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 253-258.
  55. U Simon, E-H Tjaden and H Wefelscheid, Shiing-Shen Chern's centenary, Results Math. 60 (1-4) (2011), 13-51.
  56. U Simon and L Vrancken, [Anniversary volume dedicated to Keti Tenenblat, Shiing-shen Chern and the 60th volume of Results in Mathematics], Results Math. 60 (1-4) (2011), 1-2.
  57. J Simons, My interaction with S S Chern, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern- a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 176-178.
  58. I M Singer, For Chern volume, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 88-90.
  59. C Sturrock, Shiing-Shen Chern -famed mathematician, SFGate.
    http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Shiing-Shen-Chern-famed-mathematician-2630924.php
  60. Z Wang, Shiing-Shen Chern, 1911-2004, in X Zhao and E J W Park (eds.), Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History (ABC-CLIO, 2013), 206-207.
  61. S M Webster, On being a Chern student, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 259-260.
  62. A Weil, S S Chern as geometer and friend, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 72-78.
  63. A Weinstein, Some thoughts about S S Chern, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 245-246.
  64. R O Wells, Chern Retires from Berkeley, Almost!, The Mathematical Intelligencer 2 (1980), 78-81.
  65. J Wolfson, Chern, some recollections, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 268-270.
  66. H-H Wu, S Kobayashi and A Weinstein, In Memoriam. Shiing-Shen Chern, University of California.
    http://senate.universityofcalifornia.edu/inmemoriam/shiingshenchern.htm
  67. H-H Wu, Shiing-shen Chern: 1911-2004, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. (n.s.) 46 (2) (2009), 327-338.
  68. H-H Wu, Shiing-shen Chern: 1911-2004 (Catalan), Butl. Soc. Catalana Mat. 24 (1) (2009), 63-77.
  69. H-H Wu, Shiing-shen Chern: 26 October 1911 - 3 December 2004, Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 151 (1) (2007), 97-101.
  70. W Wu, Memory of my first research teacher: the great geometer Chern Shiing-Shen, in Inspired by S S Chern (World Sci. Publ., Hackensack, NJ, 2006), 461-485.
  71. L Yan, China Has Great Potential in Math: Shiing-Shen Chern, People's Daily (20 August 2002).
    http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200208/20/eng20020820_101793.shtml
  72. C N Yang, In memory of Professor S S Chern, in Inspired by S S Chern (World Sci. Publ., Hackensack, NJ, 2006), 1-4.
  73. C N Yang, S S Chern and I, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 63-71.
  74. S-T Yau, Chern's work in geometry, in Frontiers of mathematical sciences (Int. Press, Somerville, MA, 2011), 25-37.
  75. S-T Yau (ed.), Shiing-Shen Chern (1911-2004), Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 58 (9) (2011), 1226-1249.
  76. S-T Yau, S S Chern, as my teacher, in Shing-Tung Yau (ed.), Chern - a great geometer of the twentieth century (Int. Press, Hong Kong, 1992), 271-274.

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