|Harald Andrés Helfgott|
Lecturing at IPAM in May 2014
25 November 1977 |
|Institutions||École Normale Supérieure|
|Alma mater||Brandeis University (BA)
Princeton University (PhD)
|Doctoral advisor||Henryk Iwaniec
|Notable awards||Leverhulme Prize (2008)
Whitehead Prize (2010)
Adams Prize (2011)
Harald Andrés Helfgott (born November 25, 1977) is a Peruvian mathematician born in Lima. His main areas of research are number theory and related topics. Helfgott is currently a researcher (CR1) at the CNRS/École Normale Supérieure, Paris.
Helfgott became active early on in the mathematical community in Lima, his home city. He graduated from Brandeis University in 1998 (BA, summa cum laude). He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2003 under the direction of Henryk Iwaniec (and Peter Sarnak), with the thesis Root numbers and the parity problem.
In June 2010, Helfgott received the Whitehead Prize by the London Mathematical Society for his contributions to number theory, including work on Möbius sums in two variables, integral points on elliptic curves, and for his work on growth and expansion of multiplication of sets in SL2(Fp).
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