Thursday, March 26, 2009

Gromov Wins Abel Prize

Mikhail Gromov has won the Abel Prize recognizing superior work in mathematics. The Russia-born Gromov teaches at the Institute des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques in Bures-sur-Yvette. Just another of those "mediocre" French professors Sarkozy was blasting the other day.


Anonymous said...

IHES is not part of french university

Unknown said...

I stand corrected. While at MIT, I studied briefly with Dennis Sullivan, who was at IHES for many years,but I guess I never knew what its institutional status was.