Jan Hogendijk

Jan Hogendijk
Born (1955-07-21) 21 July 1955
Leeuwarden, Friesland
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]


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

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