|Born||1952 (age 62–63)
|Institutions||Paris-Sud 11 University|
|Alma mater||École Normale Supérieure
Paris-Sud 11 University
|Doctoral advisor||Luc Illusie|
|Doctoral students||Laurent Lafforgue
Ngô Bảo Châu
|Known for||Work on Langlands program|
|Notable awards||Clay Research Award (2004)|
Life and work
He studied at the École Normale Supérieure and Paris-Sud 11 University, Orsay. He was awarded the Silver Medal of the CNRS in 1987, and the E. Dechelle prize of the French Academy of the Sciences in 1992.
In 2004 Laumon and Ngô Bảo Châu received the Clay Research Award for the proof of the Langlands and Shelstad's Fundamental Lemma for unitary groups, a component in the Langlands program in number theory.
- Gérard Laumon at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- 2004 Clay Institute Annual report, available at http://www2.maths.ox.ac.uk/cmi/library/annual_report/ar2004/04report_clayaward.pdf
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-01-27.
- Laumon's CMI lecture
- Audio recording on a lecture at the Field Institute titled "On the fundamental lemma for unitary groups"