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**Jacob "Jaap" Korevaar** (born 25 January 1923) is a Dutch mathematician. He was part of the faculty of the University of California San Diego and University of Wisconsin–Madison, as well as the University of Amsterdam (Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics).

Jacob Korevaar | |
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Born | |

Nationality | Dutch |

Alma mater | University of Leiden |

Awards | Chauvenet Prize (1989) Lester R. Ford Award (1987) |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | University of Amsterdam University of California San Diego University of Wisconsin–Madison |

Doctoral advisor | Hendrik Kloosterman |

Korevaar became a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1975.^{[1]} He won the 1987 Lester R. Ford Award, and the 1989 Chauvenet Prize, for an essay on Louis de Branges de Bourcia's proof of the Bieberbach conjecture.^{[2]} In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.^{[3]}

Korevaar is the older brother of the Olympic water polo player Nijs Korevaar.[1]

**^**"Jaap Korevaar". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 8 February 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2016.**^***Ludwig Bieberbach's Conjecture and Its Proof by Louis de Branges*, American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 93, 1986, pp. 505–514 online text**^**List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-07-07.

- Prof. dr. J. Korevaar, 1923 - at the University of Amsterdam
*Album Academicum*website

- Jacob Korevaar at the Mathematics Genealogy Project