Uffe Haagerup - his life and mathematics

Document Type: Article dedicated to Uffe Haagerup


1 Department of Pure Mathematics, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, P. O. Box 1159, Mashhad 91775, Iran

2 Department of Mathematics, The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sci- ences, University of Oslo, Norway.

3 Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Aarhus, Denmark

4 Department of Science Education, Faculty of Science, University of Copen- hagen, Denmark.


In remembrance of Professor Uffe Valentin Haagerup (1949--2015), as a brilliant mathematician, we review some aspects of his life, and his outstanding mathematical accomplishments.