Sigurdur Helgason

Title:  Professor of Mathematics

Company:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Location:  Cambridge, MA United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1989-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (1994-1997, 2004-2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (1992-2009, 2011-2012, 2016-2017)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East, Marquis Who’s Who (1991-1992, 2001-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1992, 2006-2016)
  • Decorated, Major Knight’s Cross of the Icelandic Falcon
  • Recipient, Gold Medal, University of Copenhagen (1951)
  • Recipient, Jessen Diploma, Danish Mathematical Society (1982)
  • Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1964-1965)


  • Honorary Doctorate, Uppsala University
  • PhD, Princeton University
  • Honorary Doctorate, University of Copenhagen
  • MS, University of Copenhagen
  • Honorary Doctorate, University of Iceland
  • Coursework, University of Iceland

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