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Gerd Faltings

Gerd Faltings, German mathematician, educator. Recipient Dannie Heineman prize, Gottingen Academy of Sciences, 1983, Fields Medal, International Mathematics Union Congress, 1986, Leibniz Prize, 1996; Guggenheim Fellow, 1988-1989. Member of German Mathematics Union.

Background

  • Faltings, Gerd was born on July 28, 1954 in Gelsenkirchen-Buer, Germany.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Münster, 1978. Dr.Hab., University Münster, 1981.

    Career

    • Research fellow Harvard University, 1978—1979. Assistant in mathematics University Münster, 1979—1982. Professor University Wuppertal, 1982—1984.

      Professor mathematics Princeton University, New Jersey, 1985—1994. Director Max Planck Institute of Mathematics, Bonn, Germany, since 1994.

    Membership

    Member of German Mathematics Union.
    Gerd Faltings
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    Born July 28, 1954
    (age 63)
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    • 1978
      University Münster
    • 1981
      University Münster
    • 1978 - 1979
      Research fellow, Harvard University
    • 1979 - 1982
      assistant, in mathematics University M+-nster
    • 1982 - 1984
      professor, University Wuppertal
    • 1985 - 1994
      professor, mathematics Princeton University
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1994
      director, Max Planck Institute Mathematical
      Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany