|Alma mater||University of Porto (B. Sc.)|
IMPA (Ph. D.)
|Known for||Zorich–Kontsevich conjecture|
|Awards||ICTP Ramanujan Prize (2005)|
Brazil's National Order of Scientific Merit
Grand Prix scientifique de la Fondation Louis D. (2016)
|Institutions||Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada|
|Thesis||Strange Attractors in Higher Dimensions (1990)|
|Doctoral advisor||Jacob Palis|
|Doctoral students||Carlos Matheus|
In 1998, he was a plenary speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians, in Berlin.
Viana is director elected of the IMPA (for the period 2016–2019).
Viana was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, his parents being Portuguese. He grew up in Portugal, and his undergraduate studies were at the University of Porto. He received his Ph.D. degree from the IMPA in Rio de Janeiro, with Jacob Palis as advisor. He is now director at IMPA.
- jointly with AVILA, A., "Simplicity of Lyapunov spectra: proof of the Zorich–Kontsevich conjecture". Acta Mathematica. vol. 198 (2007), no. 1, pp. 1–56.
- jointly with PALIS, J., "High dimension diffeomorphisms displaying infinitely many periodic attractors". Annals of Mathematics. vol. 140 (1994), no. 1, pp. 207–250.
- jointly with MORA, L., "Abundance of strange attractors". Acta Mathematica. vol. 171 (1993), no. 1, pp. 1–71.
- "Marcelo Miranda Viana da Silva". www.abc.org.br. Archived from the original on 2017-10-05.
- Institut de France: "LE GRAND PRIX SCIENTIFIQUE DE LA FONDATION LOUIS D. 2016 REMIS À FRANÇOIS LABOURIE ET MARCELO VIANA" (in French)
- "News: Viana received the first Ramanujan Prize". www.abelprize.no.
- "John Simon Guggenheim Foundation - Marcelo Viana". www.gf.org.
- "Prizes and Awards". The World Academy of Sciences. 2016.
- the_technician. "International Mathematical Union (IMU): EC 1952-2014". www.mathunion.org. Archived from the original on 2017-05-15.
- Diretoria - SBM - Sociedade Brasileira de Matemática
- "International Mathematical Union (IMU)". www.mathunion.org.
- Viana, Marcelo (1998). "Dynamics: a probabilistic and geometric perspective". Doc. Math. (Bielefeld) Extra Vol. ICM Berlin, 1998, vol. I. pp. 557–578.
- "Folha de S.Paulo – Colunistas". Folha de S.Paulo (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-05-08.
- "ICM – ICM 2018 in Brazil". www.icm2018.org. Archived from the original on 2015-05-11. Retrieved 2017-05-08.
- LUSA, RTP, Rádio e Televisão de Portugal - Agência. "Português a trabalhar no Brasil recebe prémio internacional".
- "UMALCA » Viana". 4 December 2013. Archived from the original on 4 December 2013.
- Home page of Marcelo Viana
- Unión Matemática de América Latina y el Caribe – UMALCA Award in Mathematics 2000: Marcelo Viana
- Marcelo Viana publications indexed by Google Scholar
- Viana teaching a course on ordinary differential equations (in Portuguese)
- Interview with Marcelo Viana, conducted by Maria Manuel Clementino and Jorge Picado