Short biography

Bruno Colbois has worked sicne 2000 as a full professor at the University of Neuchatel's Institute of Mathematics, which he managed from 2004 to 2008. His field of research is Riemannian geometry, particularly spectral geometry.

He studied mathematics at the University of Lausanne, where he obtained a PhD in 1987. After doing a research fellowship at the University of Bonn, he worked as an assistant professor at the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) from 1992 to 1994. He then worked as a professor at the University of Savoie, in Chambéry, from 1994 to 2000.

He was President of the Swiss Mathematical Society for the years 2010 and 2011 and headed Swiss PhD programme in mathematics from 2010 to 2014. Presently, he is the dean of the science faculty for the period 2014-2016.

Bruno Colbois has been a member of the Swiss Science Council since 2012.

He was born on 10 September 1959 in Troyes, he is married and has three children.

Université de Neuchâtel
Prof. Dr. Bruno Colbois
Institut de Mathématiques
Rue Emile-Argand 11
Case postale 158
CH-2009 Neuchâtel

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