Ngo Bao Chau

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Birthday
28, 1972
Birthplace
Hanoi, Vietnam
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Hanoi, Vietnam

About

Vietnamese-born mathematician who was awarded the Fields Medal for his work on proving the fundamental lemma. He became a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Chicago in 2010.

Before Fame

He won two gold medals in the International Mathematical Olympiad when he was a high school student.

Trivia

He received the Clay Research Award in 2004 and the Oberwolfach Prize in 2007.

Family Life

He was born in Hanoi, Vietnam to a physics professor father and a physician mother.

Associated With

He and Paul Cohen were both recipients of the Fields Medal in mathematics.