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Sergey Mikhailovich Nikolsky (Russian: Серге́й Миха́йлович Нико́льский; 30 April 1905 – 9 November 2012) was a Russian mathematician. He was born in Talitsa, which was at that time located in Perm Governorate, Russian Empire. He had been an Academician since November 28, 1972. He also had won many scientific awards. At the age of 92 he was still actively giving lectures in Moscow
Moscow
Institute of Physics and Technology. In 2005, he was only giving talks at scientific conferences, but was still working in MIPT, at the age of 100. He died on 9 November 2012, aged 107. Scientific activities[edit] Nikolsky made fundamental contributions to functional analysis, approximation of functions, quadrature formulas, enclosed functional spaces and their applications to variational solutions of partial differential equations. He created a large scientific school of functions' theory and its applications. He authored over 100 scientific publications, including 3 monographs, 2 college textbooks and 7 school textbooks. References[edit]

^ Obituary at Gazeta.ru

External links[edit]

List of publications, downloadable here: Russian Academy of Sciences For Nikolsky's centenary Sergey Nikolsky
Sergey Nikolsky
at the Mathematics
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Genealogy Project

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 74776672 LCCN: n50081489 ISNI: 0000 0001 1071 2288 GND: 124113524 SELIBR: 80134 SUDOC: 028078721 BNF: cb119985737 (data) MGP: 17529

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