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Felix Otto (mathematician)

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Nationality  German
Role  Mathematician
Alma mater  University of Bonn
Fields  Mathematics
Known for  Otto–Villani theorem
Name  Felix Otto

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Born  May 19, 1966 (age 49) Munich, Germany (1966-05-19)
Institutions  New York University, Carnegie Mellon University
Notable awards  Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2006
Education  Carnegie Mellon University, New York University, University of Bonn

Doctoral advisor  Stephan Luckhaus

Felix Otto (born May 19, 1966 in Munich) is a German mathematician.

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Biography

He studied mathematics at the University of Bonn, finishing his Ph.D. thesis in 1993 under the supervision of Stephan Luckhaus. After postdoctoral studies at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University and at Carnegie Mellon University, in 1997 he became a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. From 1999 to 2010 he was professor for applied mathematics at the University of Bonn, and currently serves as one of the directors of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig.

Honours

In 2006, he received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, which is the highest honour awarded in German research. In 2009, he was awarded a Gauss Lecture by the German Mathematical Society.

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