Heinz Bauer (31 January 1928 – 15 August 2002) was a German mathematician.
|Born||31 January 1928|
|Died||15 August 2002 (aged 74)|
|Alma mater||University of Erlangen-Nuremberg|
|Awards||Bavarian Order of Merit|
Fellow of the Leopoldina
Chauvenet Prize (1980)
|Institutions||University of Erlangen-Nuremberg|
|Academic advisors||Otto Haupt|
|Doctoral students||Karl-Theodor Sturm|
Bauer studied at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and received his PhD there in 1953 under the supervision of Otto Haupt and finished his habilitation in 1956, both for work with Otto Haupt. After a short time from 1961 to 1965 as professor at the University of Hamburg he stayed his whole career at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. His research focuses were potential theory, probability theory, and functional analysis.