!!Helmut Hofer - Curriculum vitae \\ [CV|hofer-cv_0.pdf] \\ \\ __Citizenship:__ German and US \\ \\ __Education:__ \\ *Fichte-Gymnasium Krefeld (FRG), 1966-74 *Diplom in Mathematics, Univ. of Zürich, 1979 *Ph.D., University of Zürich, 1981 \\ __Positions:__ \\ * Asst. in Mathematics, Univ. of Zürich, 1979-81 * Oberassistent, Univ. of Zürich, 1981-82 * Lecturer in Pure Mathematics, Univ. of Bath, 1983-85 * Asst. Professor, Rutgers University, 1985-87 * Associate Professor, Rutgers University, 1987-88 * Professor, Rutgers University, 1988-89 * C4-Professor, Bochum, 1989-1993 (Dekan 1992-1993) * Professor, ETH Zürich, 1993-1997 * Professor, Courant Institute, 1997-2006 * Silver Professor, Courant Institute, 2006{2009 * Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, July 1st, 2009 \\ __Visiting Positions:__ \\ * Visiting Associate Professor, Paris Dauphine, Jan.-May 1985 * Visiting Professor, Paris-Dauphine, June 1987 * Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Fall 1987 * Visiting Member, New York University, Spring 1988 * Visiting Professor, Paris Dauphine, June 1988 * Visiting Member, MSRI, Berkeley, September 1988 * Visiting Member, New York University, Oct.-Nov. 1988 * Visiting Professor, Paris-Dauphine, June 1989 * Visiting Professor, Paris-Dauphine, July 1990 * Visiting Member, New York University, March 1990 * Visiting Professor, Institute Henri Poincare, March-April 1994 * Visiting Member, Isaac Newton Institute, July and September 1994 * Visiting Professor, Princeton University, Fall 2000 * Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 2001/2002 and Clay Mathematical Institute Scholar, Fall Semester 2001/2002 * Distinguished Visiting Professor, Penn State, January 2005 * Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Fall 2005 * Distinguished Visiting Professor, Penn State, January 2006 * Distinguished Visiting Professor, Penn State, January 2007 * Visiting Professor, Stanford, January-June 2008 * Distinguished Visiting Professor, Penn State, January 2009 and March 2009 * Chern Visiting Professor, Berkeley, April 2010 \\ __Grants__ \\ * NSF Grant, 1986-1989 * Rutgers University Trustees Research Fellowship Grant, spring 1986 and 1987-88 * DAAD Procope 1991- 1992 * Two projects in the Sonderforschungsbereich 237, 1991-1993 * TH-project (jointly with E. Zehnder), 1994-1996 * TH-project (jointly with E. Zehnder), 1996-1998 * NSF Grant, 1998-2001 * NSF-VIGRE Grant, 1999-2005 * NSF Grant, 2001-2011 \\ __Special Awards, Prizes etc.__ \\ * Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 1987-1989 * The 1999 Ostrowski Prize * Member National Academy of Sciences, since 2008 * Member Academia Europaea (Foreign Associate), since 2008 \\ __Special Invited Lectures:__ \\ * Invited Speaker International Congress, Kyoto (ICM) 1990 * Plenary Speaker German Mathematical Society, Berlin, September 1992 * Plenary Speaker Joint Meeting AMS/DMV, Heidelberg, October 1993 * Plenary Speaker Annual Meeting of the London Mathematical Society, October 1993 * Invited Speaker Geometries in Interaction, Tel Aviv, December 1993 * The 1995 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lectures in Pure Mathematics, Tel Aviv University, October 1995 * Invited Speaker, TAG Aarhus, Aarhus 1998 * Plenary Speaker International Congress, Berlin (ICM) 1998 * AMS Colloquim Lecturer, San Antonio, AMS Annual Meeting 1999 * Invited Speaker, Visions in Mathematics , Towards 2000, Tel Aviv 1999 * Invited Speaker, Mathematical Challenges of the 21st Century, Los Angeles 2000 * Stieltje Colloquim Lecturer, Leiden, September 2000 * Plenary Speaker, Fifth International Joint Meeting AMS and SMM, Morelia 2001 * Plenary Speaker, Georgia Topology Conference, Athens 2001 * Plenary Speaker, 23rd Brazilian Mathematical Colloquium, Rio 2001 * 2003 Hopf-Lectures, Zurich * Lezioni Leonardesche, Milano 2004 * D'Atri Lectures, Rutgers 2004 * CDM-Lectures, Harvard 2004 * Lecture Series, SFT Workshop, Leipzig 2005 * Distinguished Lecture Series, Madison 2006 * Pacific Institute of Mathematics, 10th Anniversary Lecture, Vancouver 2006 * 2008 Clay Research Conference, May 2008 \\ __Organisation of Conferences:__ \\ * Conference on Dynamical Systems (jointly with J. Moser and E. Zehnder), Oberwolfach, July 1993 * Conference on Dynamical Systems (jointly with J. Moser and E. Zehnder), Oberwolfach, July 1995 * Conference on Symplectic Topology and Three- and Four-Dimensional Topology (jointly with S. Donaldson, M. Gromov and E. Zehnder), Ascona, July 1996 * Conference on Geometry and Variational Problems (jointly with J. Jost), Schloss Ringberg, June 1998 * Conference on Dynamical Systems (jointly with J.C. Yoccoz and E. Zehnder), Oberwolfach, July 1999 * Conference on Dynamical Systems (jointly with J.C. Yoccoz and E. Zehnder), Oberwolfach, July 2001 * Georgia Topology Conference (Scientific Board), Athens, June 2001 * Moser Memorial Conference (jointly with M. Burger), Zürich, June 2001 * Conference on Dynamical Systems (jointly with J.C. Yoccoz and E. Zehnder), Oberwolfach, July 2003 * Workshop on Symplectic Geometry and Mathematical Physics, MSRI (jointly with D. Auroux, D. Freed, G. Tian), March 2004 * Geometry Festival, Courant (jointly with S. Cappell and T. Colding), May 2004 * Workshop on Symplectic Field Theory (jointly with K. Cieliebak, D. MCDuff, K. Mohnke, and M. Schwarz), Leipzig, June 2005. * Conference on Dynamical Systems (jointly with J.C. Yoccoz and E. Zehnder), Oberwolfach, July 2005 * Workshop on Symplectic Geometry (jointly with Y. Eliashberg, J. Milnor and D. Salamon), Banff, December 2005 * Conference on Dynamical Systems (jointly with K. Eliasson and J.C. Yoccoz ), Oberwolfach, July 2007 * MSRI Hot-Topic workshop (jointly with M. Hutchings, P. Kronheimer, T. Mrowka and C. Taubes), June 2008 * Conference on Dynamical Systems (jointly with K. Eliasson and J.C. Yoccoz ), Oberwolfach, July 2009 * Symplectic and contact topology and dynamics: puzzles and horizons (jointly with P. Biran, J. Etnyre, D. McDuff, and L. Polterovich), March 2010 \\ __Other Activities:__ \\ * Head of the committee for organizing the "Nachdiplomvorlesungen" (ETHZ 1995-1997) * Member of the committee for organizing the "Wolfgang Pauli Lectures" (ETHZ 1996-1997) * Member of the "Unterrichtskommission" (ETHZ 1995-1997) * Evaluation Committee of the Center for Mathematics at the Ecole Polytechnique, Paliseau France, 1995. * Evaluation Committee of the Mathematics Departments of the three Universities at Berlin, 1996. * Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board, Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, MIS Leipzig (since 1999). * Member of the Fields Medal Committee for the ICM 2002, Beijing * Member of the steering committee of BIRS (Banff International Research Station) (2003-2005) * Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of the MSRI Berkeley (2005-2009; co-chair of the SAC, from March, 2006) * The Faculty Advisory Committee on Academic Priorities at NYU, 2006-2008 \\ __Former Ph.D. students:__ \\ * M. Schwarz, ETH Zürich 1995, Cohomology Operations from S%%sup 1/%-Cobodisms in Floer Homology * K. Cieliebak, ETH Zürich 1996, Symplectic boundaries: Closed characteristics and action spectra * C. Abbas, ETH Zürich 1997, Asymptotic behaviour of pseudoholomorphic half-planes in symplectisations * T. Linnemann, ETH Zürich 1997, Generalized fixed points on strictly convex hyper surfaces * M. Kriener, ETH Zürich 1997, An intersection formula for finite energy half-cylinders * B. Gratza, ETH Zürich 1998, Piecewise linear approximations in symplectic geometry * A. Göing, ETH Zürich 1998, Parameter estimation in financial models and numerical analysis in hamiltonian dynamics * M. Andenmatten, Courant Institute 1998, The Weinstein conjecture and holomorphic curves in higher dimensions * D. Dragnev, Courant Institute 2003, Fredholm theory and transversality for noncompact pseudoholomorphic curves in symplectizations * E. Neduv, Columbia University 2003, Symplectic capacities and periodic solutions in Hamiltonian systems * E. Mora, Courant Institute 2003, Pseudoholomorphic cylinders in symplectisations * Chris Wendl, Courant Institute 2004, Finite energy foliations and surgery on transverse links * Richard Siefring, Courant Institute 2005, Intersection Theory of Finite Energy Surfaces * Sam Lisi, Courant Institute 2005, Applications of Symplectic Geometry to Hamiltonian Mechanics * Joel Fish, Courant Institute 2007, Compactness Results for Pseudoholomorphic Curves * Sunil Pinnamaneni, Courant Institute December 2007, A Compendium of Pseudoholomorphic Curves in R x Γ\G * Umberto Hryniewicz , Courant Institute April 2008, Finite Energy Foliations for Convex Sets in R%%sup 4/% * Barney Bramham, Courant Institute April 2008, Pseudoholomorphic Foliations for Area Preserving Disc Maps * Al Momin, Courant Institute September 2008, Intersection Theory in 3-dimensional Linearized Contact Homology \\ __Current Ph.D. students:__ \\ * Dingyu Yang \\ __Editorial Activities:__ \\ * Editorial board of "Communications in Pure and Applied Mathematics" since 1997 * Editorial Board of "Inventiones Mathematicae" since 2007, Managing Editor since 2008 * Editorial Board of "Duke Mathematical Journal" till 2007 * Editorial Board of "Journal of the European Mathematical Society" till 2007 * Editorial Board of "Journal of Differential Equations" till 2007 * Editorial Board of "Journal of Symplectic Geometry" till 2007 * Editorial Board of EMS Monographs in Mathematics * Associate Editor of "Monographs in Mathematics", Birkhäuser * Editorial Board of "International Mathematical Research Notes" (till 2006) * Editorial Board of "Geometric and Functional Analysis" (till 2001) * Editorial Board of "Pacific Journal of Mathematics" (till 2001) * Editorial Board of "Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications" (till 2001) * Managing Editor Lectures in Mathematics, ETH Zurich, Birkhauser (till August 1997) * Editorial Board of "Nonlinearity" (till January 1997) \\ __Memberships__ \\ * American Mathematical Society \\ \\ %%(font-size: 80%;) %%(text-align:right) ''Last updated: June 9, 2009'' %% %%