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Lucien Szpiro Appointed to the Academia Europaea

Distinguished Professor Lucien Szpiro (Mathematics) has been elected to the prestigious Academia Europaea, an international, non-governmental association that promotes learning, education, and research.

Membership is by invitation only, following an extensive peer review of the candidate’s “scholarship and eminence in their chosen field.” Szpiro is renowned for his work in number theory, arithmetic algebraic geometry, and commutative algebra.

Founded in 1988, the Academia Europaea serves as a “European Academy of Sciences.” The organization’s nearly 3,000 members are scientists and scholars from 35 European and eight non-European nations. Representing the physical sciences and technology, biological sciences and medicine, mathematics, the letters and humanities, social and cognitive sciences, economics, and law, members include more than 40 Nobel Laureates.

Submitted on: OCT 20, 2014

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