Biographical Note of Professor Paul SEIDEL

Professor Paul Seidel was educated in Italy, Germany, and the UK. He received his DPhil from Oxford University in 1998, with a thesis written under the supervision of Sir Simon Donaldson. He has held permanent positions at CNRS, Imperial College, and the University of Chicago; visiting faculty appointments at the Radcliffe Institute, the Institute for Advanced Study, Columbia University, and Princeton University; and is currently the Norman Levinson Professor of Mathematics at MIT. His areas of research are symplectic topology and mirror symmetry. He is a recipient of the Veblen Prize of the American Mathematical Society. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as of the American Mathematical Society.