In Memory of Professor Juha Heinonen
(1960 - 2007)
Juha Heinonen, Professor of Mathematics passed away on October 30. He arrived in the Department in 1988 as a postdoctoral assistant professor, and became a professor in 2000. He was a leading researcher in geometric function theory, having published two books and numerous articles with many collaborators. Most recently, Juha served as Associate Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department, where he mentored many young mathematicians.
Obituary for Juha Heinonen - Math Department (.pdf)
Obituary for Juha Heinonen - Boletin de la RSME (Madrid) (.pdf)
Ann Arbor News Obituary
Univeristy Record Obituary
Remembrance Celebration Video 1 (.mov)
Remembrance Celebration Video 2 (.mov)
Remembrance Celebration Video 3 (.mov)
"Quasiconformality in Metric Spaces" (.mov)
Dennis Sullivan's seminar, CUNY, November 1995
"Proceedings of American Math Society Heinonen Memorial issue. (see page 3)" (pdf)
Quasiconformal Mappings and Analysis on Metric Spaces
was held May 12-16, 2008
Juha Heinonen Memorial Fellowship
Memorial gifts will be used to establish the Juha Heinonen Memorial Graduate Student Fellowship in the University of Michigan Department of Mathematics. Juha gave tirelessly of his time as a mentor to young mathematicians and this fund will help to carry on his spirit of support and guidance.
Gifts by check may be made payable to the University of Michigan, noting "Heinonen Memorial" in the memo, and sent to the University of Michigan Department of Mathematics, 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043.
Gifts by credit card can be made by calling Suzanne Rogers at 734-647-4462. From December 21-January 7, please call 888-518-7888 or visit the University's online giving site at http://www.giving.umich.edu/howto/index.html. When prompted for the account to which the gift is intended, please indicate "Juha Heinonen Memorial Endowment, 571702." (The fund is not listed in the drop-down menu you will encounter, but needs to be entered in the space just below, along with the amount.)
If you have any problems with the online giving form, please call 888-518-7888. (The fund constitutes a gift for endowment and distributions from this fund will be made in accordance
with the University of Michigan's existing endowment distribution policy.)