Morris William Hirsch (born June 28, 1933) is an American mathematician, formerly at the University of California, Berkeley.
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Institutions||University of California, Berkeley|
|Doctoral advisors||Edwin Spanier|
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Hirsch attained his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1958, under supervision of Edwin Spanier and Stephen Smale. His thesis was entitled Immersions of Manifolds. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
Hirsch had 23 doctoral students, including William Thurston, William Goldman, and Mary Lou Zeeman.