Nationality Israeli Role Mathematician Institutions ETH Zurich Education Tel Aviv University | Alma mater Tel Aviv University Fields Mathematics Name Paul Biran | |

Born 25 February 1969 (age 46)
Bucarest, Romania (1969-02-25) Notable awards Erdos Prize (2006) EMS Prize (2004) Oberwolfach Prize (2003) Awards Anna and Lajos Erdos Prize in Mathematics | ||

Doctoral advisor Leonid Polterovich |

## Paul biran lagrangian cobordisms dehn twists and real algebraic geometry

**Paul Ian Biran** (Hebrew: פאול בירן; born 25 February 1969) is an Israeli mathematician. He holds a chair at the ETH Zurich. His research interests include symplectic geometry and algebraic geometry.

Born in Romania, Biran's family moved to Israel in 1971. He attended Tel Aviv University, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1997 under supervision of Leonid Polterovich (thesis: *Geometry of Symplectic Packing*).

Biran was awarded the Oberwolfach Prize in 2003, the EMS Prize in 2004, and the Erdős Prize in 2006.

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