Roger Meyer Temam  

Born  19
May 1940 
Nationality  French 
Fields  Applied Mathematics 
Institutions  Université ParisSud (Orsay) Indiana University 
Alma mater  Université de Paris 
Doctoral advisor  JacquesLouis Lions 
Known for  NavierStokes Equations 
Roger Meyer Temam (born 19 May 1940) is a College Professor of mathematics at The Indiana University, Bloomington. According to Mathematics Genealogy Project, (in the beginning of 2009) Temam has supervised 103 Ph.D. thesis; this is the highest number Ph.D. thesis supervised by an individual in the field of mathematics. He has a total of 281 mathematical descendants.^{[1]}^{[2]} He is known for his contribution to the theory of Navier–Stokes equations.
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Temam was advised by JacquesLouis Lions at the Université de Paris. He finished his dissertation in 1967. He was elected to the French Academy of Sciences on December 11, 2007 (while at Indiana University).^{[3]} From 1967 to 2003, Temam held a professorship at Université ParisSud (Orsay).
In the mid1980s, Temam came to Indiana University to work with Ciprian Foias. Indiana made him a "a very nice offer."^{[2]} He taught at both Indiana and in France for some time. While at Indiana, Temam served as the director of the Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics at IU.^{[4]}
