Fabrice Bethuel

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Fabrice Bethuel
Born (1963-06-07) 7 June 1963 (age 53)
Nationality French
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Paris VI University
Doctoral advisor Jean-Michel Coron
Doctoral students Tristan Rivière
Sylvia Serfaty
Notable awards Fermat Prize (1999)

Fabrice Bethuel (born 7 June 1963) is a French mathematician. He holds a chair at Paris VI University.

Bethuel earned his doctorate at Paris-Sud 11 University in 1989, under supervision of Jean-Michel Coron. He won the 1999 Fermat Prize, jointly with Frédéric Hélein, for several important contributions to the theory of variational calculus. He also won the 2003 Prix Mergier-Bourdeix for his fundamental discoveries at the interface between analysis, topology, geometry, and physics.[1]


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