# Mathematician:Gerd Edzard Harry Reuter

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## Mathematicians

**Harry Reuter** was a German-born mathematician who emigrated to Britain who worked mainly in the fields of probability theory and analysis.

One of the many refugees assisted by John Charles Burkill.

## Nationality

German-born British

## History

- Born: November 21 1921, Berlin
- 1935: Emigrated to Britain with family to escape Nazism
- 1941: Took Part II of Mathematical Tripos at Cambridge, served as Scientific Officer with the British Admiralty
- 1945: Secured the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (Mathematical Research Institute at Oberwolfach) for the postwar mathematical community
- 1945: Returned to Trinity as research student
- 1946: Recruited to the Department of Mathematics at Manchester University
- 1952: Worked on stochastic processes with Walter Ledermann
- 1959: Taught as professor in Durham, and later at Imperial College in London
- Died: April 20 1992

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1948:
*Bounded integral transforms*(with Irving John Good) - 1958:
*Elementary Differential Equations & Operators*