Jacques Tits#


Jacques Tits
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Membership Number:11
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:jtits
Elected:1988
Homepage:http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Tits.html



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2000 Professor Emeritus
  • 1974 - 2000 Collège de France in Paris
  • 1964 - 1974 University of Bonn
  • 1962 - 1964 Université Libre de Bruxelles and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • 1950 PhD.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Group theory
  • Geometry
  • Tits buildings
  • Tits alternative
  • Tits group

Honours and Awards
  • 2008 Abel Prize
  • 1996 DVR Cantor Medal
  • 1993 Wolf Prize
  • 1993 LMS Honorary Member
  • 1985 Speaker at Groups St Andrews
  • 1964, 1973 BMC plenary speaker
  • 1962, 1974 International Congress Speaker


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