Henri Darmon

Intro Canadian mathematician
Is Mathematician Professor Educator
From Canada
Type Academia Mathematics
Gender male
Birth 22 October 1965, Paris, France
Star sign Libra

Henri Rene Darmon (born 22 October 1965) is a French Canadian mathematician specializing in number theory. He works on Hilbert's 12th problem and its relation with the Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture. He is currently a James McGill Professor of Mathematics at McGill University. He received his B.Sc from McGill University in 1987 and his Ph.D from Harvard University in 1991 under supervision of Benedict Gross. From 1991 to 1996, he held positions in Princeton University. Since 1994, he has been a professor at McGill University. He was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2003. In 2008, he was awarded the Royal Society of Canada's John L. Synge Award. He received the 2017 AMS Cole Prize in Number Theory "for his contributions to the arithmetic of elliptic curves and modular forms", and the 2017 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize, which is awarded in recognition of exceptional research achievement in the mathematical sciences.

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