Eva Bayer-Fluckiger

Intro Swiss mathematician
A.K.A. Bayer-Fluckiger
Is Mathematician Professor Educator
From Switzerland
Type Academia Mathematics
Gender female
Birth 25 June 1951, Budapest, Hungary
Star sign Cancer

Eva Bayer-Fluckiger (born 25 June 1951) is a Hungarian and Swiss mathematician. She is an Emmy Noether Professor Emeritus at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. She has worked on several topics in topology, algebra and number theory, e.g. on the theory of knots, on lattices, on quadratic forms and on Galois cohomology. Along with Raman Parimala, she proved Serre's conjecture II regarding the Galois cohomology of a simply-connected semisimple algebraic group when such a group is of classical type.

Early life and career

Bayer-Fluckiger was born in Budapest, Hungary. She attended the University of Geneva, where she obtained her doctorate under supervision of Michel Kervaire in 1978. She was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study from 1983 to 1984. Since 1990, she is an executive committee member of the European Mathematical Society and since 2006 served on editorial board of its Commentarii Mathematici Helvetici.

Awards

Maria Sibylla Merian Award (2001)

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