Lafforgue, Laurent

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Name
Lafforgue, Laurent Gender: M
Laurent Pierre Claude Lafforgue
born on 6 November 1966 at 10:30 (= 10:30 AM )
Place Antony, France, 48n45, 2e18
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 13°31' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 19°35 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 13°19'



Biography

French mathematician, who has made outstanding contributions to Langlands' program in the fields of number theory and analysis, and in particular proved the Langlands conjectures for the automorphism group of a function field. The crucial contribution by Lafforgue to solve this question is the construction of compactifications of certain moduli stacks of shtukas. The monumental proof is the result of more than six years of concentrated efforts.

In 2002 at the 24th International Congress of Mathematicians in Beijing, China he received the Fields Medal together with Vladimir Voevodsky.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 2002 (Fields Medal)

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'sciences' pdf file, p. 48.

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics (Mathematician)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Fields Medal)