Udo Vetter

Udo Vetter (1938-2023)

German Mathematician

Professor Udo Vetter (1938-2023)
Udo Vetter (1938-2023) German mathematician

A recognized professor of mathematics, Udo Vetter was born in Braunschweig, Germany, on October 6, 1938. As a student of Heinrich Behnke (1898-1979), Vetter wrote his dissertation with the title "Über nicht kontinuierlich operierende komplexe Transformationsgruppen auf komplexen Räumen" and obtained his "Dr. rer. nat." degree at the University of Münster in 1963.

Professor Vetter trained the following doctoral students (ordered by family name):

Most of his publications (including his book on "determinantal rings" co-authored by Prof. Bruns) are listed on his zbMATH profile. 

Unfortunately, he passed away on January 26, 2023, in Oldenburg, Germany.


[1] Udo Vetter (1938-2023) at CommAlg

[2] Udo Vetter at The Mathematics Genealogy Project

[3] Udo Vetter at zbMATH

Prof. Bruns and Prof. Vetter (in Durham, 1981)

Prof. Bruns (left) and Prof. Vetter (in Durham, 1981)

Remark. Prof. Winfried Bruns provided pictures of Prof. Udo Vetter. The picture of Schloss in Münster, Germany is taken from Wikipedia.