Mathematician:Preda V. Mihăilescu

Mathematician

Romanian mathematician, best known for his $2002$ proof of the 158-year-old Catalan's Conjecture, now referred to as Mihăilescu's Theorem.

Romanian

History

• Born: May 23, 1955 in Bucharest, Romania

Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Preda V. Mihăilescu can be found here.

Publications

• 1997: Cyclotomy of rings and primality testing
• 2004: Primary Cyclotomic Units and a Proof of Catalan's Conjecture (J. reine angew. Math. Vol. 572: pp. 167 – 195)

Also known as

Some Western sources spell his surname without the diacritic: Mihailescu