HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Pierre-Louis Lions receives the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Chicago
Professor Pierre-Louis Lions, Senior Fellow of HKIAS and Professor at the prestigious ColIège de France in Paris, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Chicago. The award ceremony was held on 15 June 2019.
Professor Lions is one of the world’s most prominent experts on the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations. He has made profound and lasting contributions to the mathematical analysis of the Boltzman equation, the compressible Navier-Stokes equations, the Hamilton-Jacobi equations, the Hartree-Fock equation, mean field games and stochastic partial differential equations.
Professor Lions is Commandeur (Commander) in the National Order of the Legion of Honor in France. He is a member of the French Academy of Sciences, of the Accademia dei Lincei, of the Academies of Sciences of Argentina, Chile, and Brazil, of the Academia Europaea, of the French Academy of Technologies, of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), and of the Royal Academy of Belgium.
Professor Lions has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Fields Medal in 1994, the Grand Prize Ampère from the French Academy of Sciences, the Grand Prize from the INRIA, France and the IBM Prize.