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Jacques Louis Lions

educator , Mathematician

Jacques Louis Lions, French mathematician, educator. Decorated Commander Order National de la Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur'Honneur, G.O. Merite National award, 1999, Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star, 1998; recipient Japan prize, 1991, Harvey prize, 1991, Space award Aviation Week and Space Technology, W.T. and Idelia Reid prize Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1998, Lagrange prize, 1999, Hilbert Medal, 2000.


Lions, Jacques Louis was born on May 2, 1928 in Grasse, France. Son of Honore Antoine and Anne (Muller) Lions.


Degree in mathematics, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, 1950. Dr es Science, University Paris, 1954. Dr (honorary), University Liege, 1973.

Dr (honorary), University Madrid, 1976. Dr (honorary), University Fudan, 1981. Dr (honorary), University Goteborg, 1984.

Dr (honorary), Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, 1982. Dr (honorary), Polytechnic University Madrid, 1988. Dr (honorary), St. Jacques de Compostella, 1994.

Dr (honorary), University Malaga, University Santiago-Chile, 1997. Dr (honorary), Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1997. Dr (honorary), Jian Tong University, Shanghai, 1998.

Dr (honorary), Jian Jong University, Xian, 1998. Dr (honorary), BUAA, Beijing, 1998. Dr (honorary), University Mexico, 1998.

Dr (honorary), University Central Florida, 2000.


Member faculty University Nancy, France, 1954-1962, University Paris, 1962-1973. Professor College de France, Paris, 1973-1998, honorary professor, from 1999. Professor Ecole Polytechnic, Paris, 1967-1986.

President Institute National de Research en Informatique et en Automatique, 1980-1984, Center National Etudes Spatiales, 1984-1992. High science advisor DASSAULT industry, since 1993. President science board France Telecom, since 1998.

Science advisor Eyes Lips Face. Chairman science advisory committee Pechiney. Board directors St. Gobain Pechiney Dassault Systems, Thomson Multi Media.


Fellow Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. Member Academy des Sciences (president 1997-1998), Pontificial Academy of Sciences. Foreign member Academy Royale de Liege, Academy of Sciences Lombardie, Academy Brasileira de Ciencias, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ukraine Academy of Sciences, Academy Royale Belgium, Georgian Academy of Sciences, American Academy Arts and Sciences, International Academy Astronautics, Academy of Sciences of Chile, Academy Europae, Portugal Academy of Sciences, Academy Society Argentina, Royal Society London, National Academy of Sciences United States, Third World Academy of Sciences, Royal Spanish Academy, Korean Academy of Sciences and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, National Academy Lincei, Academy Technology Paris.


Married Andree Olivier, August 21, 1950. 1 child, Pierre Louis.

Honore Antoine Lions

Anne (Muller) Lions

Andree Olivier

Pierre Louis Lions