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Willard Miller, Jr.   

Willard MILLER, Jr.

Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics,
IT Distinguished Professor

Born: 17 September 1937

Education and Degree:

Current Professional Status:


Editorial Appointments:

  • Managing Editor, SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis, 1975-81;
  • Associate Editor, Applicable Analysis, 1978-90;
  • MEB, SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis, 1970-92;
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Mathematical Physics, 1973-75;
  • Co-Editor, IMA Volumes in Mathematics, 1987-94, 1997-2001


Areas of Expertise:

  • Lie groups and algebras, special functions, q-series, mathematical physics;
  • Management of research


  • three books,
  • more than 160 research papers

Selected Scientific Publications (Books):

  1. W. Miller, Symmetry Groups and Their Applications, Academic Press, New York, 1972 (translated into Chinese in 1981).
  2. W. Miller, Symmetry and Separation of Variables, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, 1977 (translated into Russian in 1981).
  3. W. Miller, Lie Theory and Special Functions, Academic Press, New York, 1968

Detailed List of Publications (with PDF and PS files)

Mailing Address:
University of Minnesota
127 Vincent Hall, 206 Church St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

E-mail: miller@ima.umn.edu
Home page: http://www.ima.umn.edu/~miller/

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