Hendrik W. Lenstra#


Hendrik W. Lenstra
Email:hwl 'at' math.leidenuniv.nl
Membership Number:2300
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:hlenstra
Elected:2005
Homepage: http://www.math.leidenuniv.nl/~hwl





Present and Previous Positions

  • since 2003 Professor of Fundamental and Applied Mathematics at Leiden University
  • 1987-2003 Professor at the University of California, Berkeley
  • 1978 Professor at the University of Amsterdam
  • 1977 PhD from the University of Amsterdam

Fields of Scholarship
  • Computational number theory
  • Elliptic curve factorization method
  • Lattice basis reduction algorithm.

Honours and Awards
  • 1984 Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
  • 1985 Fulkerson Prize
  • 1995 Honorary doctorate from Besançon
  • 1998 Spinoza Laureate
  • 2005 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2009 Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion
  • 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society


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