Mathematician:Chen Jingrun

Mathematician

Chinese mathematician who made significant inroads into Goldbach's Conjecture by proving what is now referred to as Chen's Theorem.

Chinese

History

• Born: May 22, 1933, Fu Zhou, Fu Jian province, China
• Died: March 19, 1996

Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Chen Jingrun can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Chen Jingrun can be found here.

Publications

• 1966: On the representation of a large even integer as the sum of a prime and a product of at most two primes (Kexue Tongbao 17) (in which Chen's Theorem is stated)
• 1973: On the representation of a large even integer as the sum of a prime and a product of at most two primes (Sci. Sinica 16) (in which Chen's Theorem is proved)

Also known as

Simplified Chinese: 陈景润; traditional Chinese: 陳景潤; pinyin: Chén Jǐngrùn; Wade-Giles: Ch'en Chingjun. Chen is his family name.

His name can also be rendered Chen Jing Run.