Lions, Pierre-Louis
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born on | 11 August 1956 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM ) | ||||
Place | Grasse, France, 43n40, 6e55 | ||||
Timezone | MET h1e (is standard time) | ||||
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Astrology data | 18°58' 29°16 Asc. 17°32' |
Biography
French mathematician who studies the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations.
He received the Fields Medal for his mathematical work in 1994 while working at the University of Paris-Dauphine. Lions was the first to give a complete solution to the Boltzmann equation with proof.
In the paper "Viscosity solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi equations" (1983), written with Michael G. Crandall, he introduced the notion of viscosity solutions. This has had an effect on the theory of partial differential equations.
Source Notes
Didier Geslain archive, 'L' pdf file, p. 260.
Categories
- Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics (Mathematician)
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award