|Birthname||Arthur Taylor Winfree|
|born on||15 May 1942 at 08:55 (= 08:55 AM )|
|Place||St.Petersburg, Florida, 27n46, 82w41|
|Timezone||EWT h4w (is war time)|
|Astrology data||24°03' 27°21 Asc. 27°07'|
American theoretical biologist at the University of Arizona, noted for his work on the mathematical modeling of biological phenomena: from cardiac arrhythmia and circadian rhythms to the self-organization of slime mold colonies and the Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction. Winfree was a MacArthur Fellow from 1984 to 1989, recipient of the 1989 Einthoven Prize for his work on ventricular fibrillation, and co-winner of the 2000 Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics with Alexandre Chorin.
He was the father of Erik Winfree, another MacArthur Fellow and currently a professor at the California Institute of Technology, and Rachael Winfree, currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources at Rutgers University. Arthur Winfree died on 5 November 2002, aged 60.
Sy Scholfield provided copy of birth notice, St. Petersburg Times, 16 May 1942, page 8, born at Mound Park Hospital.
- Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
- Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc. (MacArthur Fellow, 1984-1989)
- Vocation : Science : Biology
- Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award