Curriculum Vitae

General Information

Alain Connes was born on April 1, 1947 in Draguignan, France.

Studies

Alain Connes attended the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, France, from 1966 to 1970.
He got his thesis in 1973.

Academic Career

Research Fellow, CNRS, France (1970-1974).
Visiting Research Fellow, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (1975).
Associate Professor and Professor, University of Paris VI, France (1976-1980).
Director of Research, CNRS, France (1981-1984).
Professor, IHES, France, Léon Motchane Chair (since 1979).
Professor, Collège de France, Chair of Analysis and Geometry (since 1984).
Distinguished professor at Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, USA (since 2003).

Awards

Aimé Berthé Prize of the French Academy of Sciences (1975).
Peccot-Vimont Prize of the Collège de France (1976).
CNRS Silver Medal (1977).
Ampère Prize of the French Academy of Sciences (1980).
Fields Medal (1982).
CNRS Gold Medal (2004).

Honors

Invited address, International Congress of Mathematicians, Vancouver, Washington, USA (1974).
Invited plenary address, International Congress of Mathematicians, Helsinki, Finland (1978).
Invited address, International Congress of Mathematicians, Berkeley, California, USA (1986).
Doctor Honoris Causa, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (1979).
Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy (1997).
Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Oslo, Norway (1999).
Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Southern Danmark, Danmark (2009).
Doctor Honoris Causa, Free University of Brussels, Belgium (2010).
Foreign Associate Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences (1980).
Corresponding Member of the French Academy of Sciences (1980).
Member of the French Academy of Sciences (1983).
Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1990).
Foreign Associate Member of the Norwegian Academy of Science (1993).
Foreign Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (1996).
Foreign Associate Member of the National Academy of Sciences, USA (1997).
Foreign Associate Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2003).

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