Pierre Pansu

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Pierre Pansu
Born (1959-07-13) 13 July 1959 (age 58)
Nationality  France
Alma mater École Normale Supérieure
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions École Normale Supérieure
Université Paris-Sud 11
Doctoral advisor Marcel Berger
Other academic advisors Mikhail Gromov
Doctoral students Cornelia Druţu[1]

Pierre Pansu (born 13 July 1959) is a French mathematician and a member of the Arthur Besse group and a close collaborator of Mikhail Gromov. He is a professor at the Université Paris-Sud 11 and the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. His main research field is geometry.

He is the great-son of French physician Félix Esclangon, and the great great-nephew of mathematician and astronomer Ernest Esclangon, inventor of the talking clock, and brother of Robert Pansu, chemist and research director at CNRS.

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