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educator , Mathematician

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.