Bernd Sturmfels

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Bernd Sturmfels

Bernd Sturmfels (born March 28, 1962 in Kassel, West Germany) is Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

Education and career[edit]

He received his PhD in 1987 from the University of Washington and the Technische Universität Darmstadt. After two postdoctoral years at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the Research Institute for Symbolic Computation in Linz, Austria, he taught at Cornell University, before joining UC Berkeley in 1995.

Contributions[edit]

Bernd Sturmfels has made contributions to a variety of areas of mathematics, including algebraic geometry, commutative algebra, discrete geometry, Gröbner bases, T-theory, toric varieties, tropical geometry, algebraic statistics, and computational biology.

Awards and honors[edit]

Sturmfels' honors include a National Young Investigator Fellowship, an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, and a David and Lucile Packard Fellowship.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[1]

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