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Marques
Fernando Coda
Current position: 
Professor
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
USA
Affiliation/Institution: 
Princeton University
Biodata: 
Fernando Coda Marques is Full Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University since 2014, after being a Professor at the Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for 11 years. He obtained his BS in mathematics at the Federal University of Alagoas, MS in mathematics at IMPA, and PhD in mathematics at Cornell University, USA. He is mainly interested in the interplay between differential geometry and nonlinear analysis. He is known for work on the Yamabe Problem, counterexamples for the Min-Oo's Conjecture of 1995, the solution of the Willmore Conjecture of 1965, and the proof of Yau's Conjecture about minimal surfaces (of 1982) for generic metrics. For his achievements, he has received several honours including the UMALCA Prize (2012), the Ramanujan Prize (2012) of ICTP, the TWAS Prize in Mathematics (2012) and the Veblen Prize (2016) of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). He is a Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences since 2014 and a Fellow of the AMS since 2018. In 2010 he was invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), Hyderabad, India and a plenary speaker of the ICM in 2014, in Seoul, Korea.
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Affiliated from
2011
Country of birth: 
Brazil
Scientific field:
08-Mathematical Sciences
TWAS Regional Office: 
TWAS Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Partner (TWAS-LACREP)
Last updated on 26/03/2018