Birgit Speh
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Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birgit_SpehBirgit Speh  

Citizenship  United States 
Alma mater  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Known for  Lie groups 
Awards 

Scientific career  
Fields  Mathematics 
Institutions  Cornell University 
Thesis  Some Results on Principal Series of GL(n,R) (1977) 
Doctoral advisor  Bertram Kostant 
Birgit Speh is a professor of mathematics at Cornell University.^{[1]} She is known for her work in Lie groups, including Speh representations (also known as Speh's representations).^{[2]}
Career
Speh received her Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1977.^{[3]} She was the first female mathematician to be hired by Cornell University.^{[4]}
Awards and honors
In 2012, Speh became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.^{[5]}
Selected publications
 Speh, Birgit; Vogan, David A. Jr. Reducibility of generalized principal series representations. Acta Math. 145 (1980)
 Speh, Birgit. Unitary representations of Gl(n,R) with nontrivial (g,K)cohomology. Invent. Math. 71 (1983), no. 3, 443–465.
 Speh, Birgit. The unitary dual of Gl(3,R) and Gl(4,R). Math. Ann. 258 (1981/82), no. 2, 113–133.
References
 ^ "Birgit E. Speh". Retrieved Feb 10, 2015.
 ^ Sahi, Siddhartha, and Elias M. Stein. "Analysis in matrix space and Speh's representations." Inventiones mathematicae 101.1 (1990): 379393.
 ^ Birgit Speh at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
 ^ Rossiter, Margaret W. (2012). Women Scientists in America: Forging a New World Since 1972. Women Scientists in America. 3. Johns Hopkins University Press (published February 21, 2012). p. 257. ISBN 9781421403632.
 ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society
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