Eva Bayer-Fluckiger

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Eva Bayer-Fluckiger
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Born (1951-06-25) 25 June 1951 (age 66)
Budapest, Hungary
Nationality   Switzerland
Alma mater University of Geneva
Known for Proving Serre's conjecture II
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
University of Franche-Comté
Doctoral advisor Michel Kervaire

Eva Bayer-Fluckiger (born 25 June 1951) is a Swiss mathematician. She is professor at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. She has worked on several topics in topology, algebra and number theory, e.g. on the theory of knots, on lattices, on quadratic forms and on Galois cohomology. Along with Raman Parimala, she proved Serre's conjecture II regarding the Galois cohomology of a simply-connected semisimple algebraic group when such a group is of classical type.[1]

Bayer-Fluckiger attended the University of Geneva, where she obtained her doctorate under supervision of Michel Kervaire in 1978. She was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 1983-84.[2]

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  1. ^ Bayer-Fluckiger, E.; Parimala, R. (1995). "Galois cohomology of the classical groups over fields of cohomological dimension ≤ 2". Inventiones Mathematicae. 122: 195–229. doi:10.1007/BF01231443. 
  2. ^ Institute for Advanced Study: A Community of Scholars Archived 2013-01-06 at the Wayback Machine.

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