# Arnaud Beauville

**Arnaud Beauville** (born 10 May 1947[1]) is a French mathematician, whose research interest is algebraic geometry.

Arnaud Beauville | |
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Born | |

Nationality | French |

Alma mater | Paris Diderot University |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | University of Nice Sophia Antipolis Paris-Sud 11 University University of Angers |

Doctoral advisor | Jean-Louis Verdier |

Doctoral students | Olivier Debarre Yves Laszlo Claire Voisin |

Beauville earned his doctorate from Paris Diderot University in 1977, with a thesis regarding Prym varieties and the Schottky problem, under supervision of Jean-Louis Verdier.

He has been a Professor at the Université Paris-Sud, then Director of the Mathematics Department at the École Normale Supérieure. He is currently Professor emeritus at the Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis.

Beauville was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in the summer of 1982.[2] He was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1986 at Berkeley. He was a member of Bourbaki.[3] He has had 25 Ph.D. students, among them Claire Voisin, Olivier Debarre, Yves Laszlo.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[4]

## References

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*Bourbaki: a secret society of mathematicians*, American Mathematical Society, p. 18, ISBN 978-0-8218-3967-6. - List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2012-11-10.