Yves Colin de Verdière
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|Yves Colin de Verdière|
|Institutions||Joseph Fourier University|
|Alma mater||Paris Diderot University|
|Doctoral advisor||Marcel Berger|
|Doctoral students||Laurent Guillopé|
He is known for work in spectral theory, in particular on the semiclassical limit of quantum mechanics (including quantum chaos); in graph theory where he introduced a new graph invariant, the Colin de Verdière graph invariant; and on a variety of other subjects within Riemannian geometry and Number theory.
Honors and awards
His contributions have been recognized by several awards: senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France from 1991 to 2001; Ampère Prize of the French Academy of Sciences in 1999; Fellow of the United States National Academy of Sciences in 2005. He was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1986 at Berkeley.