May 29, 1957 |
|Alma mater||École Normale Supérieure
Paris-Sud 11 University
Collège de France
|Doctoral advisor||Michael Herman|
|Doctoral students||Sylvain Crovisier
|Known for||Dynamical systems|
|Notable awards||Salem Prize (1988)
Fields Medal (1994)
Yoccoz was an IMO-1973 silver medal winner and won a gold medal at IMO-1974. He attended the Lycée Louis-le-Grand. He graduated from the École Normale Supérieure with the Agrégation de Mathématiques in 1977. After completing military service in Brazil, he completed his Ph.D. under Michael Herman in 1985 at the École Polytechnique. He took up a position at University of Paris-Sud at Orsay and was awarded the Fields Medal at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1994 in Zurich, where he gave a plenary talk. He had previously been an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1990 at Kyoto. He is currently Professor at the Collège de France. He was a member of Bourbaki.
- Biography at University of St. Andrews, Scotland.
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Jean-Christophe Yoccoz", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Jean-Christophe Yoccoz at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Jean-Christophe Yoccoz's results at the International Mathematical Olympiad
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