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Mathematician's Portrait: John Charles Fields

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Visit this site: http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/aboutus/jcfields/

Author:The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences
Description: Fields was the first significant research mathematician at the University of Toronto. His interest was in algebraic functions. His will established the Fields Medal, which has played the role of the Nobel Prize in Mathematics. A list of recipients of the medal is linked to this page.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Math Topics: History and Biography

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