# Mathematician:Gordon Elliott Wall

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## Mathematician

Australian mathematician whose interests are in algebra and group theory.

## Nationality

Australian

## History

- Born: 11 March 1925 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- 1946: BSc from University of Adelaide
- 1949 -- 51: Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics at Manchester University
- 1952: PhD from Cambridge
- 1952 -- 56: Lecturer in Mathematics, Durham University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
- 1956 -- 65: Senior Lecturer/ Reader, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Sydney
- 1965 -- 90: Professor at University of Sydney
- 1970 -- 72: President of the Australian Mathematical Society
- 1971: Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
- 1991: Emeritus Professor

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1958:
*A characterization of the one-dimensional unimodular projective groups over finite fields*(*Illinois J. Math.***Vol. 2**: pp. 718 – 745) (with Richard Brauer and Michio Suzuki)

## Also known as

Also known as **Tim Wall**.