# Michael Boardman

**John Michael Boardman** is a mathematician whose speciality is algebraic and differential topology. He was formerly at the University of Cambridge, England; he is currently a full professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Boardman is most widely known for his construction of the first rigorously correct model of the homotopy category of spectra.

Michael Boardman | |
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Born | John Michael Boardman 13 February 1938 |

Residence | United States |

Nationality | British |

Alma mater | University of Cambridge |

Known for | algebraic topology and Differential geometry and topology |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | Johns Hopkins University |

Thesis | On stable homotopy theory and some applications (1965) |

Doctoral advisor | C. T. C. Wall[1] |

Website | mathematics |

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1964. His thesis advisor was C. T. C. Wall.[1] In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]

## Selected publications

- Boardman, John M. (1967). "Singularities of differentiable maps".
*Publications Mathématiques de l'IHÉS*.**33**: 21–57. MR 0231390. - Boardman, John Michael (1999). "Conditionally convergent spectral sequences".
*Homotopy invariant algebraic structures (Baltimore, MD, 1998)*. Contemporary Mathematics.**239**. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society. pp. 49–84. doi:10.1090/conm/239/03597. ISBN 9780821810576. MR 1718076.

## References

- Michael Boardman at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2012-11-10.

## Further reading

- Meyer, Jean-Pierre; Jack Morava, Jack; Wilson, W. Stephen, eds. (1999).
*Homotopy invariant algebraic structures. A conference in honor of J. Michael Boardman*. Contemporary Mathematics.**239**. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society. doi:10.1090/conm/239. ISBN 0-8218-1057-X. MR 1718068.

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