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Piotr T. Chruściel - Curriculum Vitae

I was born in Zabrze (Poland) on the 20th of August 1957. I married Anna Zniewierowska in March 1986. We have two sons, Jan (born July 1987) and Maciej (born July 1989).

Prix Plumey 2003 de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris

I am a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge, since January 2006 (Visiting Fellow, fall 2005); an (elected) Fellow of the Institute of Physics (London); an (elected) Western Europe representative to the International Committee on General Relativity and Gravitation; and a member of the Polish Mathematical Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Matematyczne).

I obtained a "Certificat de Maturité" (baccalauréat) at Collège Rousseau, Geneva, Switzerland in 1975.

I graduated from the Department of Physics of Warsaw University in June 1980. My MSc Thesis entitled "Asymptotic Symmetries of de Sitter Space-Time" was written under the supervision of prof. M. Demianski.

From September 1980 to June 1985 I was a PhD student of prof. J. Kijowski at the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw.

In June-July 1983 I was a participant of the "Relativity, Groups and Topology II" les Houches Summer School.

From January 1984 to September 1984 I held a French Governement Scholarship at Université Paris VI (prof. Y. Choquet-Bruhat).

I received a PhD in Physics at the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, in June 1986. PhD Thesis title: "Conformally minimal foliations of three dimensional Riemannian manifolds and the energy of the gravitational field"; supervisor: prof. J. Kijowski.

From June 1985 to September 1996 I held a research position at the Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw (Senior Research Associate since September 1986).

From February 1987 to July 1987 I held a position of "Maître de Conférence" at the Department of Mathematics of Université de Tours, France.

From November 1987 to September 1989 I held a Research Associate Physicist position at the Physics Department of Yale University (on leave of absence from the Polish Academy of Sciences).

In June-July 1988 I held a position of Visiting Fellow at the Center of Mathematical Analysis of the Australian National University, Canberra.

In October-November 1989 I held a position of Visiting Member at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University.

From July 1990 to December 1990 I held a Visiting Fellow position at the Center for Mathematical Analysis of the Australian National University, Canberra (on leave of absence from the Polish Academy of Sciences).

From January 1991 until June 1992 I held an Australian Research Council Senior Research Associate position at the Center for Mathematical Analysis of the Australian National University, Canberra (on leave of absence from the Polish Academy of Sciences).

In June 1992 I held an invited professor position ("professeur invité au contingent national") at the Department of Mathematics of the Tours University, France.

From September 1992 until February 1993 I held an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at the Max Planck Institut für Astrophysik, Garching (on leave of absence from the Polish Academy of Sciences).

In January 1993 I have presented a habilitation thesis, entitled Asymptotic problems in general relativity, to the Scientific Council of the Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.

From March 1993 until August 1993 I held a Visiting Research Physicist position at the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the University of California at Santa Barbara (on leave of absence from the Polish Academy of Sciences).

From September 1993 until September 1994 I held an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at the Max Planck Institut für Astrophysik, Garching (on leave of absence from the Polish Academy of Sciences).

September 1994 until March 2010, Professor of Mathematics at the Département of Mathematics of Université de Tours, France (on leave of absence from January 2007).

During three months in the period from January 1998 until November 1998 I held an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at the Albert Einstein Institute for Gravitation in Potsdam.

August-December 2005, EPSRC Fellowship, Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge.

January-August 2006, Research Fellowship at the Albert Einstein Institute for Gravitational Physics, Max Planck Institute, Golm.

January 2007 - March 2010: University Lecturer with title of Professor at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, Fellow of Hertford College.

April 2010- present: Professor of Gravitational Physics, University of Vienna, Austria

February 2011, September 2011, August-September 2012: Visiting Scientist, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, Bures-sur-Yvette

August-December 2013, Simons Visiting Professor at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley.

December 2013-February 2014, Visiting Member, Stanford Mathematics Research Center

March-June 2016, Visiting Member, Harvard Center for Mathematical Sciences


Addresses:
1. Erice School on Gravitation and Cosmology, May 1985.
2. Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Rome, June 1985.
3. General Relativity 11, Stockholm, June 1986.
4. 9th International Congress on Mathematical Physics, Marseille, July 1986 (poster presentation).
5. Maryland Symposium on Space-Time Symmetries, May 1988.
6. Canberra Miniconference on Mathematical Relativity, July 1988.
7. Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Perth, July 1988.
8. Aspen Workshop on Current Problems in Classical General Relativity, August 1990.
9. Canberra Conference on Gravitational Radiation, September 1990.
10. Oberwolfach Meeting on Nonlinear Evolution Equations, May 1991 (invited lecture).
11. Conference in Honour of G. Szekeres, University of New South Wales, Sydney, June 1991 (invited lecture).
12. AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Classical Field Theory, Seattle, July 1991 (invited lecture).
13. 10th International Congress on Mathematical Physics, Leipzig, August 1991 (invited talk at the special session on general relativity).
14. Miniconference on Partial Differential Equations and Geometry, Tours, June 1992 (invited lecture).
15. General Relativity and Gravitation 13, Cordoba, Argentina, July 1992.
16. Santa Barbara workshop on "Small Scale Structure of Space-Time'', March - July 1993 (invited participant).
17. NATO workshop on Chaos in General Relativity, Kananaskis, July 1993.
18. Joint AMS/CMS Conference on Mathematical Physics and Differential Geometry, Vancouver, August 1993, (invited talk at the special session on mathematical relativity and differential geometry).
19. Journées Tourangelles de Mathématiques et Physique Mathématique, Tours, June 1994 (invited lecture).
20. Seminar on the 140th anniversary of Henri Poincaré's birthday, Protvino (Russia), June 1994 (invited lecture).
21. Conference on Mathematical Relativity, E. Schrödinger's Institute, Vienna, July 1994 (invited lecture).
22. 102 AMS meeting, Orlando, January 96 (invited talk at the special session on mathematical relativity and differential geometry).
23. Journées Relativistes, Ascona, May 96 (invited lecture).
24. Workshop on Geometry and Analysis, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, June 96 (2 invited lectures).
25. Jena seminar on relativity "Gravitational fields of isolated sources and exact solutions'', Tambach-Dietharz, September 96 (invited lecture).
26. Workshop "Mathematical Aspects in General Relativity'', Tübingen, January 1997 (invited lecture).
27. Oberwolfach Workshop on Non-linear evolution equations, July-August 1997 (invited lecture).
28. ETH workshop on general relativity, Zürich, May 1998 (invited lecture) [group photo, courtesy of M.Struwe, jpg (163K)].
29. UAB-GIT 1999 Conference on Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics, Birmingham, Alabama, March 1999 (invited talk in the session on general relativity).
30. Journées Relativistes, Weimar, September 99 (invited lecture).
31. Journées Equations aux dérivées partielles, Nantes, 5-9 june 2000 (invited lecture).
32. Rome Marcel Grossmann Meeting, July 2000.
33. Levoca Summer School on Mathematical Structure of General Relativity (series of lectures together with Jerzy Kijowski), Levoca, Slovakia, 14-19 August 2000. [jpg photo courtesy of J.Jezierski]
34. Oberwolfach Workshop on Mathematical Aspects of Gravitation, July 2000 (invited lecture) [group photo].
35. Tübingen conference on The Conformal Structure of Spacetimes: Geometry, Analysis, Numerics, April 2.-4. 2001 (invited lecture).
36. Colloque sur les trous noirs, Institut Henri Poincaré , Paris, May 30, 2001 (invited lecture).
37. Workshop on Canonical and Quantum Gravity III, The Stefan Banach Center , Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, June 7-19, 2001 (invited lecture).
38. Joint AMS-SMF meeting , Lyon, July 2001 (invited talk in the special session on PDE's and geometry).
39. "100 years Werner Heisenberg - Works and Impact", Humboldt's Foundation's Symposium, Bamberg, September 2001 (participation by invitation only).
40. Séminaire "Géométrie de Lorentz et relativité générale", Université d'Avignon, a series of three invited lectures, March 2002
41. Stanford workshop on mathematical general relativity, June 2002 (participation by invitation only).
42. Lichnerowicz conference, Elba, 12-16 June, 2002 (invited lecture).
43. Oberwolfach seminar on Mathematical general relativity, november 2002 (series of lectures together with R. Bartnik).
44. Oberwolfach Workshop on Mathematical Aspects of Gravitation, February 2002 (invited lecture) [group photo].
45. Lisbon International Congress on Mathematical Physics, July 2003 (invited lecture in the parallel session on general relativity)
46. Warsaw International Banach Center meeting Mathematics of Gravitation II, 1st – 10th September 2003 (invited lecture)
47. 73rd meeting between theoretical physicists and mathematicians (A)dS-CFT correspondence, Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée, 11-13 September, 2003, Strasbourg (invited lecture)
48. Atelier sur le problème de Cauchy pour les équations d'Einstein, 24 - 28 septembre 2003, Centre de recherches mathématiques, Université de Montréal, Montréal (Québec), Canada (invited lecture)
49. Stanford workshop on mathematical general relativity II, November 2003 (participation by invitation only).
50. Conference Miami Waves, Miami, January 2004 (invited lecture at the "Analysis and Geometry" session). [jpg photo courtesy of P.Miao]
51. Journée en l'honneur d'Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat, IHES, Bures sur Yvette, March 2004 (invited lecture).
52. Dublin GR17 Conference, July 2004 (plenary lecture).
53. lecturer at a Summer School at Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, August 2004 (series of lectures together with Jim Isenberg).
54. Colloquium lecture for the 60th anniversary of Helmut Friedrich, Albert Einstein Institute, Golm, november 2004.
55. lecturer at the School "Approaches to Quantum Gravity", November 2004, Playa Del Carmen Quintana Roo, Mexico
56. Problèmes hyperboliques et analyse microlocale, Nice, 16-17 juin 2005, Journées en l'honneur d'Alain PIRIOU (conférence invitée).
57. 90th anniversary of general relativity, Warsaw, May 2006 (invited lecture).
58. lecturer at the Beijing University summer school, June 2006 (series of lectures with J. Qing).
59. From geometry to numerics, Paris, November 2006 (invited lecture).
60. IV International Meeting on Lorentzian Geometry, Santiago de Compostela, February 2007 (invited lecture).
61. Geometric Analysis in Nice, Nice, Mai 2007 (invited lecture).
62. Géométrie différentielle, Physique mathématique, Mathématiques et société, colloque en l'honneur de Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, IHES, Bures-sur-Yvette, August 2007 (invited lecture).
63. Evolution equations and self-gravitating systems, Albert Einstein Institute, Golm, September 2007 (invited lecture).
64. Variétés d'Einstein aujourd'hui et demain, Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques, Marseille, November 2007 (invited lecture).
65. Glimpses of Geometry, É.N.S. de Lyon, May 15th – 17th, 2008, (invited lecture).
66. CIMPA-UNESCO-MOROCCO School: Riemannian Geometry, pseudo-Riemannian Geometry and Mathematical Physics, May 19-30, 2008, Faculty of Science and Techniques, Marrakech (Morocco), series of invited lectures.
67. Developments in Mathematical Relativity, Erwin Schrödinger Institute for Mathematical Physics, Vienna, August 20-21, 2008, a conference on the occasion of Bobby Beig's 60th birthday (invited lecture).
68. Spanish Relativity Meeting, Salamanca, September 2008 (invited lecture).
69. Conference on Geometry, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, April 2009 (invited lecture).
70. Mathematical Relativity in Lisbon, International Conference in honour of Aureliano de Mira Fernandes (1884-1958), Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, June 18-19, 2009 (invited lecture).
71. Geometry and Analysis of pseudo-Riemannian manifolds, Alfred-Krupp-Kolleg, Greifswald (Germany), 20.07.09 - 22.07.09 (invited lecture).
72. Geometric Analysis and General Relativity, Banff International Research Station, June 20-25, 2010 (invited lecture).
73. GR19, Mexico City, Mexico, 2.7.2010-9.7.2010 (two invited lectures in parallel sessions).
74. Black holes and higher dimensions, Imperial College London, Sept 20th - Sept 24th 2010 (invited lecture).
75. Geometry and Physics in Cracow, Cracow, September 21-25, 2010 (invited lecture).
76. Analyse géométrique, Roscoff, France, 18 – 22 Octobre 2010 (series of invited lectures).
77. Analyse géométrique, Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques, Marseille, January 2011 (invited lecture).
78. Marker Lectures, Penn State, February 2011 (series of invited lectures).
79. XX Fall workshop on Geometry and Physics, August 31-September 3, 2011. ICMAT, Madrid, Spain (invited lecture).
80. Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar, November 12-13, 2011, Corvallis, OR (invited lecture).
81. Chinese University of Hong Kong, April 2, 2012, colloquium lecture.
82. General Relativity and Gravitation - 50 years after Jablonna, Warsaw, June 4-6, 2012, Stefan Banach International Mathematical Center (invited lecture).
83. Oberwolfach Meeting on Mathematical General Relativity, July 30-August 4, 2012 (invited lecture).
84. Conformal and Kaehler geometry, October 8-12, 2012 Institut H. Poincare, Paris (invited mini-course).
85. Black holes as a mathematical problem, Kepler - Kolloquium der Fakultät, Regensburg, 15.11.2012.
86. Geometry and Physics, A. Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics, Munich, 19 - 23.11.2012 (invited lecture).
87. Relativity, Electromagnetism, Gravitation and Singularities, Pauli Institute, Vienna, 19 - 23.11.2012 (invited lecture).
88. 67. Fortbildungswoche, Vienna, 25.2.2013 (invited lecture).
89. GeLoSP2013 - 7th International Meeting on Lorentzian Geometry, July 22nd-26th, 2013 - São Paulo - Brazil (invited lecture).
90. Avancées récentes en relativité mathématique, conférence en l'honneur d'Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat, 9-10 janvier 2014, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, Bures-sur-Yvette 90 (invited lecture) [YouTube].
91. Warwick-Imperial-Cambridge Geometric Analysis Seminar, 19 March 2014, Cambridge. (invited lecture).
92. Leipzig University, 6 Mai 2014, Physics Colloquium.
93. 1st Conference of the Polish Society on Relativity, Spala, June 29 to July 4, 2014 (invited lecture).
94. Oberwolfach Meeting on Analysis, Geometry and Topology of Positive Scalar Curvature Metrics, August 3-8, 2014 (invited lecture).
95. 79. Jahrestagung der DPG und DPG-Frühjahrstagung, Berlin, 15. - 20. März 2015 (invited lecture).
96. General Relativity and Gravitation: A Centennial Perspective, University Park, June 7-12, 2015 (invited lecture) [programme with link to video].
97. RTG "Models of Gravity" Colloquium , July 1, 2015, University of Oldenburg (invited lecture).
98. Oberwolfach Meeting on Mathematical Aspects of General Relativity, July 12-18, 2015 (invited participant).
99. ESI workshop on "Hyperbolic Equations on Spacetimes: Stability, microlocal Analysis and Quantum Field Theory", Vienna, September 7-11, 2015 (invited lecture).
100. Recent advances in general relativity, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris September 23-25, 2015 (invited lecture).
101. Geometric aspects of GR, Montpellier, September 28th - October 1st 2015 (invited lectures).
102. 2nd Conference of the Polish Society on Relativity: 100 Years of General Relativity, Warsaw, November 23-28, 2015 (invited lecture).
103. Conference on General Relativity, Sanya, China, January 5-9, 2016 (invited lecture).
104. Bartnik's 60th, Melbourne, February 22-26, 2016 (invited lecture).
105. The Mathematics of Gravitation, Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications, March 9, 2016, Harvard University (Colloquium talk)
106. Aspects of general relativity, May 23-24, 2016, Harvard University.
107. From Vacuum to the Universe, Kitzbühel, June 26-July 1, 2016 (invited lecture).
108. Numerical and Mathematical Relativity, Oppurg, 8-10 September 2016 (invited lecture).
109. 3rd Conference of the Polish Society on Relativity, Kraków, September 25-27, 2016 (invited lecture).
110. 66. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Physikalischen Gesellschaft, Vienna, September 28-29.
111. Foundations of the theory of Gravitational Waves, Nordita, Stockholm, October 9-11, 2016 (invited lecture).
112. Séminaire Bourbaki, Paris, November 5, 2016 (invited lecture) [YouTube].
113. Gravitational waves, Warsaw, December 10-11, 2016 (invited lecture).
114. Modern developments in General Relativity and their historical roots, London, January 10-12, 2017 (invited lecture).
115. Hyperbolic equations and mathematical physics, Bordeaux, May 29 - June 1, 2017 (invited lecture).
116. Workshop on General Relativity & AdS/CFT, October 23 - 27, 2017, The Fields Institute (invited lecture).

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