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Mathematics educator

Michel Waldschmidt, French mathematics educator. Recipient Medaille Albert Chatelet, 1974, Foundation Peccot award College de France, 1977, Medaille d'Argent, Center National de la Recherche Science, 1978, Prix Marquet, Academy des Science, Paris, 1980. Member Mathematics Society France (president since 2001), American Mathematics Society, Association Française pour l'Avancement des Sciences (president mathematics section 1983-1984).

Background

Waldschmidt, Michel was born on June 17, 1946 in Nancy, France. Son of Pierre and Henriette (Trotot) Waldschmidt.

Education

License mathematics, University Nancy, 1967. Diplome d'etudes approfondies, University Nancy, 1968. Agregation de mathematics, University Nancy, 1969.

Thèse d'Etat, University Bordeaux, France, 1972.

Career

Assistant University Bordeaux, 1968-1971. Research attach+@48 National Center for Scientific Research Bordeaux, 1971-1972. In charge teaching University d'Orsay, 1972-1973.

Maitre de conferences University P. et M. Curie (Paris VI), 1972-1977, professor, since 1977. Member Conseil Superieur des Corps Universities, 1980-1982, National Committee Science Research, 1983-1986, National Council Universities, 1992-1995. Director Equipe de Theorie des Nombres National Center for Scientific Research, 1977-1980, Equipe de Recherches Problemes Diophantiens, 1982-1988.

Works

Membership

Member Mathematics Society France (president since 2001), American Mathematics Society, Association Française pour l'Avancement des Sciences (president mathematics section 1983-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Marathon running.

Connections

Married Anne Weber, July 26, 1968. Children: Alexis, Hélene.

father:
Pierre Waldschmidt

mother:
Henriette (Trotot) Waldschmidt

spouse:
Anne Weber

children:
Alexis Waldschmidt

Hélene Waldschmidt