|Born||Christopher Derek Hacon
14 February 1970
|Institutions||University of Utah|
|Alma mater||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Doctoral advisor||Robert Lazarsfeld|
|Notable awards||Cole Prize (2009)
Feltrinelli Prize (2011)
Christopher Derek Hacon (born 14 February 1970) is a mathematician with British, Italian and US nationalities. He is currently distinguished professor of mathematics at the University of Utah. His research interests include algebraic geometry.
Hacon was born in Manchester, but grew up in Italy where he studied at the Scuola Normale Superiore and received a degree in mathematics at the University of Pisa in 1992. He received his doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1998, under supervision of Robert Lazarsfeld.
Awards and honors
- As Hacon states in his Curriculum Vita
- 2009 Cole Prize in Algebra
- "ICM Plenary and Invited Speakers since 1897". International Congress of Mathematicians.
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-01-19.
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