Jean Bourgain#


Jean Bourgain
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:2574
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:jbourgain
Elected:2008
Homepage: http://www.math.ias.edu/people/faculty/bourgain



Jean Bourgain passed away December 22, 2018.

Positions Held
  • since 2010 IBM Von Neumann Professor IAS
  • since 1994 Professor at Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton
  • 1985 - 1995 Professor a IHES (France)
  • 1985 - 2005 J.L. Doob Professor of Mathematics, University of Illinois,USA
  • 1981 - 1985 Professor at Free University of Brussels,Belgium
  • 1977 Ph.D. Free University of Brussels, Belgium

Fields of Scholarship
  • Functional analysts
  • Partial differential equations
  • Sophisticated combinatorics

Honours and Awards
  • 1985 Langevin Prize (French Academy)
  • 1991 Ostrowski Prize, Ostrowski Foundation (Basel-Switzerland)
  • Fields Medal, ICM Zurich (1994)
  • 2010 Shaw Prize in Mathematics
  • 2012 Crafoord Prize, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2016 The 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics
  • 2017 The 2018 Leroy P. Steele Prize
  • 2000 Foreign Member of the Polish Academy
  • 2000 Associé Etranger de l’Academie des Sciences
  • 2008 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 2009 Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2011 Foreign Associate National Academy of Sciences
  • 2015 Made a baron by king Philippe of Belgium
  • 1991 Dr. H.C. Hebrew University
  • 1994 Dr. H.C. Université Marne-la-Vallee (France)
  • 1995 Dr. H.C. Free University of Brussels (Belgium)


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