Curriculum Vitae Karl Sigmund

Born July 26, 1945, Gars am Kamp, Lower Austria
Austrian citizenship
Married to Anna Maria Sigmund, son Willi

Schooling: Lycée francais de Vienne, bac’ 1963

Studies: 1963-1968 Institute of Mathematics, University of Vienna
PhD 1968 (supervisor Leopold Schmetterer)
Habilitation 1972

Postdoc: 1968-69 University of Manchester
1969-70 Institut des Hautes Études, Bures sur Yvette
1970-71 Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1971-72 University of Vienna
1972-73 Austrian Academy of Science, Vienna

Appointments: 1973-74 C3 Professor at University of Göttingen, Germany
1974-now: full professor, University of Vienna, Faculty of Mathematics
1984-now:  part time scholar at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Laxenburg Austria

Professional service: 1983-85 head of the Institute of Mathematics, University of Vienna
1995-1997 vice president, Austrian Society of Mathematics
1997-2001 president, Austrian Society of Mathematics
2003-2005 vice president, Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
2013- member of the Council of the Game Theory Society



Academic awards: 1998 plenary lecture ICM Berlin
1999 member of the Austrian Academy of Science
2003 member of the German Academy of Science (Leopoldina)
2003 Gauss lecture (DMV) Würzburg
2006 Austrian of the year (research)
2007 inaugural IIT Karl Menger lecture
2010 member of the European Academy of Science
2010 honorary doctorate, University of Helsinki
2010 Preis der Stadt Wien für Naturwissenschaften
2011 Würdigungspreis für Wissenschaften durch das Land Niederösterreich
2011 Blaise Pascal Medal for Mathematics of the European Academy of Science
2012 PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium
2012 Isaacs' Award of the International Society on Dynamic Games

 

Editorial or advisory boards (past or present):
Monatshefte für Mathematik
Journal of Theoretical Biology
Journal of Mathematical Biology
Theoretical Population Biology
International Journal of Biomathematics
International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B
Dynamic Games and Applications

Exhibitions
Kühler Abschied von Europa - Wien 1938 und der Exodus der Mathematik (2001)
Gödels Jahrhundert 1906-2006 (2006)

Collaborators:
Peter Schuster
Josef Hofbauer
Martin Nowak
Christoph Hauert
Hannelore De Silva (formerly Brandt)
Arne Traulsen
Christian Hilbe