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Welcome to the homepage of Jan P. Hogendijk

I am a retired member of the Department of Mathematics of the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands.
My research interests are:

  • history of mathematics and its applications in medieval Islamic civilization and in Greek antiquity,
  • history of mathematics in the period 1500-1850 (with focus on the Netherlands).

Retirement symposium, September 9, 2022, 13:15-17:00.
All are welcome, registration is not necessary. Program.
Location: Cosmos Hall, KBG Building, Budapestlaan 4, 3584 CD Utrecht.

   

Jan P. Hogendijk

Email: J.P.Hogendijk_at_uu.nl

Oude wiskundeboeken in het Nederlands in de 16e, 17e en 18e eeuw: Lijsten met boeken en links naar digitale versies. [Books on mathematics in the Dutch language, published in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries]
Bibliografie van boeken en artikelen in het Nederlands over geschiedenis van de wiskunde tot 1900. [Bibliography of books and articles in Dutch on the history of mathematics before 1900]

Sources on the history of mathematics and astronomy in medieval Islamic civilization.
Online literature related to Islamic astrolabes.

www.albiruni.nl: website on the works of Abu Rayhan (al-)Biruni (973-ca. 1048).
www.ibnalhaytham.nl: website on the works of Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham (ca. 965 - ca. 1040).
www.alkhwarizmi.nl: website on the works of Muhammad ibn Musa (al-)Khwarizmi (ca. 780 - ca. 850).
www.samarkand.eu: website on the Samarkand school in mathematics and astronomy (15th century)

Publications of the Research Group in History of Mathematics at Utrecht University (2005-2019).

Mailing address:

Department of Mathematics
University of Utrecht
P.O.Box 80.010
3508 TA UTRECHT
The Netherlands

Mailing address for parcels:

attn: Jan P. Hogendijk
University of Utrecht, Department of Mathematics
Budapestlaan 6
3584 CD UTRECHT
The Netherlands

Visiting address

Freudenthal building, Budapestlaan 6, 3584 CD Utrecht
room 601 (sixth floor)

Jan Hogendijk <J.P.Hogendijk_at_uu.nl>
2022