Arnaud Beauville

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

Arnaud Beauville
Born (1947-05-10) 10 May 1947
Alma materParis Diderot University
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Nice Sophia Antipolis
Paris-Sud 11 University
University of Angers
Doctoral advisorJean-Louis Verdier
Doctoral studentsOlivier 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]


  1. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2005-10-17. Retrieved 2012-09-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Institute for Advanced Study: A Community of Scholars Archived 2013-01-06 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Mashaal, Maurice (2006), Bourbaki: a secret society of mathematicians, American Mathematical Society, p. 18, ISBN 978-0-8218-3967-6.
  4. List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2012-11-10.

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