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Horatio Scott Carslaw (12 February 1870, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire, Scotland – 11 November 1954, Burradoo, New South Wales, Australia) was a Scottish-Australian mathematician.[1]

In 1903, Carslaw was appointed Professor and the Chair of Pure and Applied Mathematics in the now School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney. He retired in 1935.[2] The Carslaw Building at the University, completed in the 1960s and containing the School, is named after him.[3]


1. ^ http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070583b.htm
2. ^ http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/About/
3. ^ http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/About/Carslaw.html

External links

* Horatio Scott Carslaw at the Australian Dictionary of Biography Online


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