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Visiting and research positions led him to the universities of Stanford,
Zurich, and Bonn as well as to the MPI Leipzig. In 1994, he was awarded a
Heisenberg fellowship of the DFG. Since 1997, he has been a professor of
mathematics at the University of Bonn.
From 2012–2019, he was the Spokesperson of the Excellence Cluster
Hausdorff Center for Mathematics. He is also PI of the Collaborative
Research Center 1060 “The Mathematics of Emerging Effects” at the
University of Bonn, funded since 2013. Before that, from 2002–2012, he
was Vice-Spokesperson of the Collaborative Research Center 611 “Singular
Phenomena and Scaling in Mathematical Models”.
The focus of his research is in Stochastic and Geometric Analysis. He gained
particular attention with his work on “Analysis on local Dirichlet spaces”
as well as with his pioneering work on synthetic Ricci bounds for metric
measure spaces.
In 2016, he was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for his research project
“Metric measure spaces and Ricci curvature – analytic, geometric, and
probabilistic challenges”.

Umberto Zannier

Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa


Umberto Zannier is a full professor of geometry
at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, where he also obtained his PhD in
1980 under the supervision of Fields medalist Enrico Bombieri. From 1983
to 1987, he was a researcher at the University of Padua, from 1987 to 1991
an associate professor at the University of Salerno, and from 1991 to 2003

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