Arnaud Beauville

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Arnaud Beauville
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Born (1947-05-10) 10 May 1947 (age 69)
Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris
Nationality French
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
Paris-Sud 11 University
University of Angers
Alma mater Paris Diderot University
Doctoral advisor Jean-Louis Verdier
Doctoral students Olivier Debarre
Yves Laszlo
Christian Pauly
Claire Voisin

Arnaud Beauville (born 10 May 1947[1]) is a French mathematician, whose research interest is algebraic geometry.

Beauville earned his doctorate from Paris Diderot University in 1977, with a thesis regarding Prym varieties and the Schottky problem, under supervision of Jean-Louis Verdier.

He has been a Professor at the Université Paris-Sud, then Director of the Mathematics Department at the École Normale Supérieure. He is currently Professor emeritus at the Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis.

Beauville was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in the summer of 1982.[2] He was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1986 at Berkeley. He was a member of Bourbaki.[3] He has had 25 Ph.D. students, among them Claire Voisin, Olivier Debarre, Yves Laszlo.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[4]


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