Morris Hirsch | |
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Born | Chicago, Illinois, U.S. | June 28, 1933

Nationality | American |

Alma mater | University of Chicago |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | University of California, Berkeley |

Doctoral advisors | Edwin Spanier Stephen Smale |

Doctoral students |

**Morris William Hirsch** (born June 28, 1933) is an American mathematician, formerly at the University of California, Berkeley.

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Hirsch attained his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1958, under supervision of Edwin Spanier and Stephen Smale.^{[1]} His thesis was entitled *Immersions of Manifolds*. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.^{[2]}

Hirsch had 23 doctoral students, including William Thurston, William Goldman, and Mary Lou Zeeman.

- with Stephen Smale and Robert L. Devaney:
*Differential equations, dynamical systems and an introduction to chaos*, Academic Press 2004 (2nd edition)^{[3]}3rd edition, 2013 - with Stephen Smale:
*Differential equations, dynamical systems and linear algebra*, Academic Press 1974 - Differential Topology, Springer 1976,
^{[4]}1997 - with Barry Mazur: Smoothings of piecewise linear manifolds, Princeton University Press 1974
- with Charles C. Pugh, Michael Shub: Invariant Manifolds, Springer 1977