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) co-organized for his 60th birthday by the Clay Mathematics Institute.
|Alma mater||École Normale Supérieure|
|Institutions||École Normale Supérieure|
Université Paris-Sud 11
|Doctoral advisor||Marcel Berger|
|Other academic advisors||Mikhail Gromov|
|Doctoral students||Cornelia Druţu |
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.
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