**Albrecht Böttcher** (born 29 December 1954) is a German mathematician. His field of research is functional analysis.

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## History

Böttcher was born in Oberwiesenthal, Saxony, GDR. Between 1971 and 1973, he was in an elite class for mathematics at the Chemnitz University of Technology. In 1973, he won a silver medal at the International Math Olympiad in Moscow.^{[1]} Böttcher studied mathematics from 1975 to 1979 in Chemnitz and then went to Rostov on Don in 1980 to study and earned a PhD there in 1984. The topic of his dissertation was *The finite section method for the Wiener-Hopf integral operator*.^{[2]} After this he worked as scientist assistance at the university of Chemnitz. Since 1992, the professor for *Harmonic Analysis and Operator theory* at the Chemnitz University of Technology.

As of 2012^{[update]}, he is the author of nine books and about 180 papers.^{[3]}

## See also

- Pseudospectrum
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## References

**^**"International Mathematical Olympiad".*imo-official.org*. 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2011.**^**Albrecht Böttcher at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**"Albrecht Böttcher".*www-user.tu-chemnitz.de*. Retrieved 15 October 2010.**^**Paper 164. (with M.Linder) retrieved 17/09/2011

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