Dr. Gabriel Thierrin About
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Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Interests: Formal Languages, Cosmology, Astronomy Age: 96
Born in Surpierre, Switzerland, Dr. Thierrin obtained his License (1948) and Doctorat (1951) degrees in Mathematics at Universit? de Fribourg. He went on to earn a State Doctorat in Mathematics at the Universit? de Paris in 1954. His career began as a Research Assistant and Associate Professor in France and Switzerland until he accepted a professorship in the D?partement de Math?matiques at the Universit? de Montr?al, Canada in 1958. In 1970 he moved to the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario where he remained, becoming Professor Emeritus in 1987. The author of over 150 scientific papers, Dr. Thierrin?s research interests include Formal languages and codes, Combinatorics on words, morphisms, monoids, DNA computing, and Cosmology.