# Mathematician:Robert Henry Sorgenfrey

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## Mathematician

American mathematician who made significant contributions to the field of topology.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 1915
- 1933: Entered UCLA as a freshman
- 1937: Received undergraduate degree in mathematics and physics
- 1942: Completed graduate studies at University of Texas
- 1942: Returned to UCLA as an instructor
- 1963: Received UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award
- Died: January 6, 1995

## Theorems and Inventions

Definitions of concepts named for **Robert Henry Sorgenfrey** can be found here.

## Books and Papers

- 1947:
*On the Topological Product of Paracompact Spaces*(*Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.***Vol. 53**: 631 – 632)