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Nassif Ghoussoub

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Nationality  Canadian
Fields  Mathematics
Role  Mathematician

Name  Nassif Ghoussoub
Alma mater  Paris VI University
Doctoral advisor  Gustave Choquet
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Institutions  University of British Columbia
Doctoral students  Craig Cowen Amir Moradifam Ramon Zarat
Education  Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University
Books  Mathematical Analysis of Partial Dif, Self‑dual Partial Differenti, Duality and Perturbation Methods i, H [delta]‑embeddings in Hilbert, Functional Inequalities: New Pers

On fourth order PDEs modeling electro-static Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems

Nassif A. Ghoussoub, , is a Canadian mathematician working in the fields of non-linear analysis and partial differential equations. He is a Professor of Mathematics and a Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia.


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He did his graduate work at the Pierre and Marie Curie University where his advisor was Gustave Choquet.

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He was vice-president of the Canadian Mathematical Society from 1994 to 1996, the founding director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) for the period 1996–2003, a co-founder of the MITACS Network of Centres of Excellence, and is the founder and current scientific director of the Banff International Research Station (BIRS).

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In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Nassif Ghoussoub Interview with a mathematician Nassif Ghoussoub The Intrepid

In 2015, he was awarded the Order of Canada with the grade of officer for contributions to math, research and education.

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  • Coxeter-James Prize, Canadian Mathematical Society (1990)
  • Killam Senior Research Fellowship, UBC (1992)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (1994)
  • Distinguished University Scholar, UBC (2003)
  • Doctorat Honoris Causa, Paris Dauphine University
  • Jeffery–Williams Prize, Canadian mathematical Society (2007)
  • Faculty of Science Achievement Award for outstanding service and leadership, UBC (2007)
  • David Borwein Distinguished Career Award, Canadian Mathematical Society (2010)
  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)
  • Honorary Doctor of Science-University of Victoria (June 2015)
  • Officer of the Order of Canada (December 2015)
  • References

    Nassif Ghoussoub Wikipedia