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Jean-Pierre Bourguignon awarded honorary doctorate
The University of Warwick has awarded the eminent mathematician Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon the degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa. The award was conferred by the Chancellor Cathy Ashton (The Rt Hon. The Baroness Ashton of Upholland GCMG PC) on 16 January 2023. The Oration can be found hereLink opens in a new window.
Jean-Pierre Bourguignon is a French mathematician. His research concerns differential geometry and mathematical aspects of theoretical physics. A graduate from the French École Polytechnique, he holds a these d’État in Mathematical Sciences from University of Paris VII. He taught Mathematics at the École Polytechnique for over 25 years and was also Director of the Institute of Advanced Scientific Studies. He is a former President of the Mathematics Society of France and the European Mathematical Society. He is also a former President of the European Research Council.
Professor Bourguignon and the Chancellor of the University of Warwick