# Mathematician:Ky Fan

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## Mathematician

Chinese-born American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to operator and matrix theory, convex analysis and inequalities, linear and nonlinear programming, topology and fixed point theory, and topological groups.

## Nationality

Chinese, later American

## History

- Born: September 19, 1914 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
- Died: March 22, 2010 in Santa Barbara, California

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1967:
*Combinatorial Topology*(with M. Fréchet)