Peter Scholze new director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics

Peter Scholze is a new director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics (MPIM). His position at MPIM will be part-time in addition to his full-time Hausdorff Chair at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM) of the University of Bonn.

The 30-year old is one of the world's leading researchers in the field of Arithmetic Geometry. His achievements have already been recognized by a number of prizes and honors. Among others: a Clay Fellowship, the Prix Peccot of the Collège de France, the Clay Research Award, the Cole Prize for Algebra of the American Mathematical Society, the EMS Prize of the European Mathematical Society, the Leibniz Prize of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, and the membership in four prestigious scientific academies. Peter Scholze is an invited plenary speaker at the next International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), which will take place on August 1-9, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro.

The world-famous Max Planck Institute for Mathematics is one of only two mathematical Max Planck Institutes in Germany. It offers an extended international guest program and is one of HCM's six participating units.

(c) Volker Lannert / Universität Bonn