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Post-edited Interview at CIRM: Curtis McMullen

Auteurs : McMullen, Curtis T. (Personne interviewée)
CIRM (Editeur )

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What made you choose math? And could you describe your school curriculum? Could you talk to us about your research themes? For which results did you receive the Fields Medal? Could you describe your first "Eurêka" moment? You are taking part in a conference at CIRM this week. How do you feel about being here?

Résumé : Curtis Tracy McMullen (born 21 May 1958) is Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1998 for his work in complex dynamics, hyperbolic geometry and Teichmüller theory. McMullen graduated as valedictorian in 1980 from Williams College and obtained his Ph.D. in 1985 from Harvard University, supervised by Dennis Sullivan. He held post-doctoral positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, and the Institute for Advanced Study, after which he was on the faculty at Princeton University (1987­1990) and the University of California, Berkeley (1990­1997), before joining Harvard in 1997. He received the Salem Prize in 1991 and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2007. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

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    Informations sur la Vidéo

    Réalisateur : Vareilles, Stéphanie
    Langue : Anglais
    Date de publication : 22/07/15
    Date de captation : 07/07/2015
    Collection : Outreach
    Sous collection : Les interviews du CIRM
    Format : MP4 (.mp4) - HD
    Durée : 00:21:23
    Domaine : Mathematics Education & Popularization of Mathematics
    Audience : Grand Public
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Informations sur la rencontre

Nom du congrès : Dynamics and geometry in the Teichmüller space / Dynamique et géométrie dans l'espace de Teichmüller
Organisteurs Congrès : Hubert, Pascal ; Lanneau, Erwan ; Zorich, Anton
Dates : 06/07/15 - 10/07/15
Année de la rencontre : 2015
URL Congrès : http://conferences.cirm-math.fr/1115.html

Citation Data

DOI : 10.24350/CIRM.V.18802403
Cite this video as: McMullen, Curtis T. (2015). Interview at CIRM: Curtis McMullen. CIRM. Audiovisual resource. doi:10.24350/CIRM.V.18802403
URI : http://dx.doi.org/10.24350/CIRM.V.18802403

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