Nassif Ghoussoub

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Nassif Ghoussoub
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Born 9 November 1953 (1953-11-09) (age 62)
Nationality Canadian
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of British Columbia
Alma mater Paris VI University
Doctoral advisor Gustave Choquet
Antoine Brunel
Doctoral students Craig Cowen
Amir Moradifam
Ramon Zarat

Nassif A. Ghoussoub, OC FRSC, is a Canadian mathematician working in the fields of non-linear analysis and partial differential equations. He is a Professor of Mathematics and a Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia.

He did his graduate work at the Pierre and Marie Curie University where his advisor was Gustave Choquet.

He was vice-president of the Canadian Mathematical Society from 1994 to 1996, the founding director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) for the period 1996–2003, a co-founder of the MITACS Network of Centres of Excellence, and is the founder and current scientific director of the Banff International Research Station (BIRS).

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[1]

In 2015, he was awarded the Order of Canada with the grade of officer for contributions to math, research and education.[2]


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  1. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-01-19.
  2. ^ "Order of Canada Appointments". The Governor General of Canada His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston. Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Announcement
  4. ^ [1]

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