François Labourie

François Labourie (born 15 December 1960) is a French mathematician who has made various contributions to geometry, including pseudoholomorphic curves, Anosov diffeomorphism, and convex geometry. In a series of papers with Yves Benoist and Patrick Foulon, he solved a conjecture on Anosov's flows in compact contact manifolds.

François Labourie
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Born (1960-12-15) 15 December 1960 (age 59)
Alma materParis Diderot University
AwardsGrand Prix scientifique de la Fondation Louis D. (2016)
Carrière Prize (1993)
EMS Prize (1992)
Scientific career
InstitutionsParis-Sud 11 University
Doctoral advisorMikhail Gromov
Marcel Berger

He was educated at the École Normale Supérieure and Paris Diderot University, where he earned his Ph.D. under supervision of Mikhail Gromov. In 1992 he was awarded one of the inaugural prizes of the European Mathematical Society. In 1998 he was an Invited Speaker of the International Congress of Mathematicians in Berlin.[1]


  1. ^ Labourie, François (1998). "Large group actions on manifolds". Doc. Math. (Bielefeld) Extra Vol. ICM Berlin, 1998, vol. II. pp. 371–380.

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