February 15, 1920|
September 30, 2016 96) (aged|
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
|Doctoral advisor||Alfred Tarski|
Bjarni Jónsson (February 15, 1920 – September 30, 2016) was an Icelandic mathematician and logician working in universal algebra and lattice theory. He was emeritus Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Vanderbilt University and the honorary editor in chief of Algebra Universalis. He received his PhD in 1946 at UC Berkeley under supervision of Alfred Tarski.
In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
- Jónsson, Bjarni (1972), Topics in universal algebra, Lecture Notes in Mathematics, 250, Berlin, New York: Springer-Verlag, doi:10.1007/BFb0058648, MR 0345895
- American Men & Women of Science - Volume 4. R.R. Bowker Company. Database Publishing Group. 2009. p. 148. ISBN 0787665274.
- Bjarni Jónsson at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Salisbury, David. "Noted algebraist Bjarni Jónsson dies". vanderbilt.edu. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-01-26.