On September 15, the French mathematician, Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, Academician of the Academy of Europe, visited the School of Mathematics, SDU on invitation. He made a speech on the topic of”Modern Geometry, from Local to Global, from Smooth to Rough, from Static to Dynamic”, and answered questions from teachers and students in attendance, with lively discussions.
Professor Liu Jianya, Vice President of SDU and Dean of the School of Mathematics, presided over the meeting. Professor Peng Shige, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor Wu Zhen, Secretary of the Party Committee of the School of Mathematics, Professor Chen Zengjing, Dean of the Financial Research Institute, Professor Hu Xijun, Professor Ren Xiumin, Professor Chen Zhang, and other teachers and postgraduates participated in the meeting.
Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, a French mathematician, is Academician of the Academy of Europe, working in the field of differential geometry and theoretical physics. Currently, he is President of the European Research Council (ERC), and was Director of the French Institute of Science and Technology from 1994 to 2013, President of the French Mathematical Society from 1990 to 1992, and President of the European Mathematical Society from 1995 to 1998. He serves as the science committee member of other international research institutes and editorial board member of relevant international academic journals. He was awarded the Prix du Rayonnement Français in Mathematical Sciences and Physics in 1997.
Source: the School of Mathematics