Frédéric Hélein

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Frédéric Hélein
Born 22 April 1963 (1963-04-22) (age 54)
Nationality French
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Paris Diderot University
Doctoral advisor Jean-Michel Coron
Doctoral students Dong Ye
Gilles Carbou
Sami Baraket
Yuxin Ge
Gabriel Dos Reis
Henri Anciaux
Jean-Michel Forestier
Dikanaina Harrivel
Idrisse Khemar
Nabil Kahouadji
Laura Desideri
Moheddine Imsatfia
Nguyen Viet Dang
Sari Ghanem
Notable awards Fermat Prize (1999)

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. He won the 1999 Fermat Prize, jointly with Fabrice Bethuel, for several important contributions to the theory of variational calculus.

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