# Pierre Pansu

**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. His contribution to mathematics is being celebrated by a double event (a conference and a workshop)^{[2]} co-organized for his 60th birthday by the Clay Mathematics Institute.

Pierre Pansu | |
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Born | |

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

## See alsoEdit

## ReferencesEdit

- Pansu, Pierre (1989), "Métriques de Carnot-Carathéodory et quasiisométries des espaces symétriques de rang un",
*Annals of Mathematics*,**129**(1): 1–60, doi:10.2307/1971484. - Prix Georges Charpak 2013, [1], Académie des Sciences, France.

## External linksEdit

## ReferencesEdit

**^**Cornelia Druţu at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**Enrico Le Donne. "Pansu's Fest".

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