Felix Browder  

Born  
Died  December 10, 2016 Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.  (aged 89)
Education  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (BS) Princeton University (MS, PhD) 
Known for  Nonlinear functional analysis Browder fixedpoint theorem Browder–Minty theorem 
Children  2, including Bill 
Parent 

Relatives  William Browder (brother) Andrew Browder (brother) Joshua Browder (grandson) 
Awards  National Medal of Science (1999) 
Scientific career  
Fields  Mathematics 
Institutions  Rutgers University, New Brunswick University of Chicago Yale University Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Doctoral advisor  Solomon Lefschetz Witold Hurewicz 
Doctoral students  Richard Beals Thomas K. Donaldson Roger D. Nussbaum 
Felix Earl Browder (/ˈbraʊdər/; July 31, 1927 – December 10, 2016) was an American mathematician known for his work in nonlinear functional analysis.^{[1]} He received the National Medal of Science in 1999 and was President of the American Mathematical Society until 2000. His two younger brothers also became notable mathematicians, William Browder (an algebraic topologist) and Andrew Browder^{[2]} (a specialist in function algebras).