BiographySteven G. Krantz was born in San Francisco, California in 1951. He received
the B.A. degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1971 and
the Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1974.
Krantz has taught at UCLA, Princeton University, Penn State, and Washington
University in St. Louis. He was Chair of the latter department for five years.
Krantz has had 9 Masters students and 18 Ph.D. students. He has written
more than 65 books and more than 175 scholarly papers. He edits
6 journals, and is Managing Editor of 3. He is the founding editor
of the Journal of Geometric Analysis.
Krantz has won the Chauvenet Prize, the Beckenbach Book Award, and
the Kemper Prize. He was recently named to the Sequoia High School
Hall of Fame. He is an AMS Fellow.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
several complex variables, partial differential equations, harmonic analysis, real variables
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