Frédéric Hélein

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Frédéric Hélein
Born22 April 1963 (1963-04-22) (age 56)
AwardsFermat Prize (1999)
Scientific career
InstitutionsParis Diderot University
Doctoral advisorJean-Michel Coron

Frédéric Hélein (born 22 April 1963) is a French mathematician. He is university professor at Paris Diderot University.

Hélein earned his doctorate at École Polytechnique under supervision of Jean-Michel Coron. In 1998 Hélein was an Invited Speaker of the International Congress of Mathematicians in Berlin.[1] He won the 1999 Fermat Prize, jointly with Fabrice Bethuel, for several important contributions to the theory of variational calculus.


  1. ^ Hélein, Frédéric (1998). "Phenomena of compensation and estimates for partial differential equations". Doc. Math. (Bielefeld) Extra Vol. ICM Berlin, 1998, vol. III. pp. 21–30.

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