Beno Eckmann#


Beno Eckmann
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:eckmann 'at' math.ethz.ch
Membership Number:1342
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:beckmann
Elected:1993



Beno Eckmann passed away in November 25, 2008.

Positions Held
  • 1964-1984 Head of the Institute for Advanced Studies at ETH
  • 1948 Professor at ETH
  • 1942 Professor extraordinary at the University of Lausanne

Fields of Scholarship
  • Homological Algebra
  • Category Theory
  • Topology and Cohomology of Groups

Honours and Awards
  • 1967 Marcel Benoist prize
  • 1993 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1994 Honorary President of the International Congress of Mathematicians in Zurich
  • 2008 Albert Einstein Medal


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