# Jan Hogendijk

Jan Hogendijk | |
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Born |
Leeuwarden, Friesland | 21 July 1955

Nationality | Dutch |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions |
University of Utrecht Leiden University University of Heidelberg |

Alma mater | University of Utrecht |

Doctoral advisor |
Fred van der Blij Gerald J. Toomer |

Doctoral students |
Silvia Harmsen Benno van Dalen Steven Wepster |

Notable awards | Otto Neugebauer Prize (2012) |

**Jan Pieter Hogendijk** (born 21 July 1955) is a Dutch mathematician and historian of science. Since he 2005 is professor of history of mathematics at the University of Utrecht.

Hogendijk became a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2010.^{[1]}

In 2012, he was awarded the inaugural Otto Neugebauer Prize for History of Mathematics, by the European Mathematical Society, "for having illuminated how Greek mathematics was absorbed in the medieval Arabic world, how mathematics developed in medieval Islam, and how it was eventually transmitted to Europe."^{[2]}

## References

- ↑ "Jan Hogendijk". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 31 January 2016. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
- ↑ EMS Prizes 2012

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