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Cracow, 2004

TROTMAN David 

Professor of Mathematics

Aix-Marseille University

Marseille, France

Telephone : (33) 04 13 55 14 73

E-mail : trotman@cmi.univ-mrs.fr


CURRICULUM VITAE

1951 Born on the 27th of September at Plymouth, Devon, England.

1962-69 King Edward's School, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England.

1969-72 Studies in Pure and Applied Mathematics at St. John's College, University of Cambridge, England.

1971 John Couch Adams Prize for an essay on " Plane Algebraic Curves".

1972-75 Science Research Council Scholarship at the University of Warwick. Research directed by Clint McCrory, Christopher Zeeman, and Terry Wall (Liverpool).

1975-76 Visiting Assistant Lecturer at the University of Paris XI (Orsay).

1976-77 French Government Scholarship at the University of Paris XI (Orsay).

1977-80 Assistant Lecturer at the University of Paris XI (Orsay). Research directed by Bernard Teissier and René Thom .

1980-83 Professor at the University of Angers.

1983-85 Assistant Lecturer at the University of Paris XI (Orsay).

1985-88 Maître de Conférences (Lecturer) at the University of Paris XI (Orsay).

1988-     Professor at the University of Provence (Aix-Marseille I).


VISITING POSITIONS

1978 (Nov) Visiting Researcher, Matematisk Instituut, Univerity of Aarhus, Denmark.

1979 (July) Visiting Professor, Ecole Polytechnique de Barcelone, Spain.

1982 (Mar) Visiting Professor, University of Pisa, Italy.

1982 (Nov) Visiting Professor, University of Oslo, Norway.

1986 (Aug-Dec) Visiting Associate Professor, Cornell University, USA.

1987 (Feb) Visiting Research Scholar, Sydney University, Australia.

1987 (Aug-Dec) Visiting Associate Professor, University of Hawaii, USA.

1989 (Jul-Aug) Visiting Member, Symposium on Singularity Theory and Applications, Warwick University, England.

1992 (Jan) Visiting Research Scholar, Sydney University, Australia.

1997 (March, May) Member, Singularity Theory and Geometry semester, Institute Fields, Univ. of Toronto, Canada.

2000 (Jul-Dec) Member, Singularity Theory Semester, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, England.

2001 (Jan-May) Visiting Professor, University of Hawaii, USA.

2005 (July) Member, Model Theory, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, England.

2008 (Jul-Aug) Visiting Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Brazil.

2008 (Sep-Oct) Member, Analysis of Singular Spaces Program, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, USA.

2009 (Jan-June) Member, Thematic program on o-minimal structures and real analytic geometry,
 Fields Institute, Univ. of Toronto, Canada.

2010 (Jul-Aug) Visiting Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Brazil.

2011 (Jan) Visiting Research Scholar, Sydney University, Australia.

2011 (Jul-Aug) Visiting Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Brazil.

2012 (July) Visiting Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Brazil.

DIPLOMAS

1972 B. A.  Cambridge.

1973 M. Sc.  Warwick. Dissertation entitled "Classification of elementary catastrophes of codimension less than or equal to 5".

1977 M. A. Cambridge.

1978 Ph. D. Warwick.  Jury : David Epstein, Terry Wall, Christopher Zeeman. Title of the thesis: "Whitney stratifications : faults and detectors".

1980 D. Sc. Paris (Thèse d'Etat) " Equisingularité et conditions de Whitney " defended on the 15th of January at the University of Paris XI (Orsay). Jury : René Thom (President), Jean Cerf, François Laudenbach, Yves Meyer, Frédéric Pham, Valentin Poénaru, Dennis Sullivan.
 

Ph.D STUDENTS

1984 Patrice Orro, " Conditions de régularité, espaces tangents et fonctions de Morse sur les espaces stratifiés ", University of Paris XI, Orsay. (Patrice is a Professor at the University of Savoie, Chambéry)

1988 Karim Bekka, " Propriétés métriques et topologiques des espaces stratifiés ", University of Paris XI, Orsay. (Karim is a Lecturer at the University of Rennes)

1994 Stéphane Simon, "Champs de vecteurs et théorèmes d'indice sur des espaces singuliers'', University of Provence, Marseilles. (Stéphane is a Lecturer at the University of Savoie, Chambéry)

1996 Laurent Noirel, "Plongements sous-analytiques d'espaces stratifiés de Thom-Mather", University of Provence, Marseilles. (Laurent has a Chair of Mathematics at the Lycée Thiers in Marseilles)

1997 Claudio Murolo,"Semi-différentiabilité, transversalité, et homologie de stratifications régulières '', University of Provence, Marseilles. (Claudio is a Lecturer at the University of Provence, Marseilles)

1998 Georges Comte, "Densité et images polaires en géomètrie sous-analytique", University of Provence, Marseilles. (Georges is a Professor at the University of Savoie, Chambéry)

2001 Didier D'Acunto, " Sur les courbes intégrales du champ de gradient", thesis codirected by K. Kurdyka, University of Savoie, Chambéry.

2002 Dwi Juniati, "De la régularité Lipschitz des espaces stratifiés", University of Provence, Marseilles. (Dwi is a Professor at the Negeri University (UNESA), Surabaya, Indonesia)

2003 Guillaume Valette, "Détermination et stabilité du type métrique des singularités", University of Provence, Marseilles. (Guillaume is an Associate Professor with the Polish Academy of Sciences at the Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland)

2013 Saurabh Trivedi, "Sur les stratifications réelles et analytiques complexes (a)-régulières de Whitney et Thom", Aix-Marseille University, Marseilles. (Saurabh is a postdoc in Poland for 2013-2014)

ADMINISTRATION

Head of the Topology Group of the CNRS laboratory UMR 6632, 1989-2004.

Head of the Graduate School in Mathematics and Computing of Marseilles, 1996-2004.

Elected member of the 25th (Pure Mathematics) section of the C. N. U. (National University Council),  1999-2003 and 2003-2007.


ORGANISATION OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

1989 Co-organiser with Robert Silhol (Montpellier) of an international conference with 50 participants "Real Algebraic Geometry" at the CIRM, Luminy, Marseilles, France, 2-6 October.

1990 Co-organiser with Andrew du Plessis (Aarhus, Denmark) of an international conference at the CIRM, Luminy, Marseilles, France, 21-26 May,"Stratifications and Singularities of Maps". The proceedings of this conference and a follow-up conference on singularity theory, which took place in Honolulu, Hawaii in August 19990, have been published as 2 volumes in the series "Travaux en Cours" by Hermann, Paris (1997), 231 pages (known as the Hawaii-Provence proceedings).

1994 Co-organiser with Jean-Pierre Françoise (Paris 6) of an international conference with 50 participants "Real Algebraic Geometry" at the CIRM, Luminy, Marseilles, France, 12-16 September.

2000 Organiser of a workshop of the South Rhône Research Group "Geometry and topology of real stratified spaces" in Avignon, 23-25 March.

2004 Co-organiser with Adam Parusinski (Angers) of an international conference with 35 participants "Stratified sets and morphisms" at the CIRM, Luminy, Marseilles, France, 31 May to 4 June.

2005 Organiser of an international conference with 75 participants "Applications of singularity theory" at the CIRM, Luminy, Marseilles, France, 7-11 February.

2005 Co-organiser with Jean-Paul Brasselet (Luminy Mathematics Institute), Denis Chéniot (Provence), Nicolas Dutertre (Provence), Claudio Murolo (Provence) and Anne Pichon (Mediterranean) of a Winter School with 188 participants at the CIRM, Luminy, Marseilles, France, 24 January to 25 February. The Proceedings have been published by World Scientific (2007), 1081 pages.

2006 Co-organiser with Adam Parusinski (Angers) of an international conference with 35 participants "Real Algebraic Geometry" in Angers, 10-12 June.

2012  Co-organiser with Terence Gaffney (Northeastern U.) and Leslie Wilson (Univ. Hawaii) of a special session on "Singularities, Stratifications and their applications" at the AMS Spring meeting in Honolulu, 3-4 March.

INVITED TALKS AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

1976 Oslo, Norway (Real and Complex Singularities)
1978 Dijon, France (Singularities)
1979 Oberwolfach, W. Germany (Singularities)
1981 La Rabida, Spain (Algebraic Geometry)
1981 Arcata, California, USA (Singularities)
1984 Paris 7, France (Real Algebraic Geometry)
1985 Angers, France (Real Algebraic Geometry)
1985 Luminy, Marseilles, France (Real Algebraic Geometry)
1986 Oberwolfach, W. Germany (Real Algebraic Geometry)
1989 Warwick, England (Singularities)
1989 Luminy, Marseilles, France (Low-Dimensional Topology)
1989 Luminy, Marseilles, France ( Real Algebraic Geometry, Organiser)
1990 Luminy, Marseilles, France (Stratifications and Singularities of Maps, Organiser)
1990 Pisa, Italy (Real Geometry)
1990 Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (Singularities)
1990 Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (Topology)
1991 Pisa, Italy (Resolution of Singularities)
1991 Trieste, Italy (Singularities)
1992 Montpellier, France (Geometry)
1992 Pisa, Italy (Geometry)
1992 Cornell, New York, USA (Computational Geometry)
1993 Liverpool, England (Singularities)
1993 Oberwolfach, Germany (Real Algebraic Geometry)
1993 Lansing, Michigan, USA (Real Algebraic Geometry and Topology)
1994 Luminy, Marseilles, France ( Real Algebraic Geometry, Organiser)
1995 Luminy, Marseilles, France ( Singularities, Co-organiser)
1995 Segovia, Spain (Real Algebraic Geometry)
1996 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA (Real Algebraic Geometry, AMS Meeting)
1996 Liverpool, England (Singularities)
1996 Nagoya, Japan (Real Singularities)
1997 Toronto, Canada (Singularity Theory and Geometry)
1998 Angers, France (Metric Properties of Singular Spaces)
1998 Tokyo, Japan (Singularities and vector fields)
1998 Sao Carlos, Brazil (Real and Complex Singularities)
1999 Warwick, England (Singularity Theory)
1999 Münster, Germany (Metric properties of subanalytic sets)
2000 Lille, France (Singularities)
2000 Cambridge, England (Singularities)
2002 Oberwolfach, Germany (Real Algebraic Geometry)
2002 Sao Carlos, Brazil (Real and Complex Singularities)
2002 Kazimierz, Poland (Real algebraic geometry)
2002 Boston, Mass., USA (Singularities, AMS Meeting)
2003 Chambéry, France (Singularités réelles en Savoie)
2003 Sapporo, Japan (Singularities and Applications)

 Hokkaido, September 2003

2004 Luminy, Marseilles, France (Stratified sets and morphisms, co-organiser)
2004 Sapporo, Japan (Singulariies in Geometry and Topology)
2004 Tokyo, Japan (Singularities of hypersurfaces)
2005 Chambéry, France (Tame Geometry: a tribute to René Thom and Stanislaw Lojasiewicz)
2005 Luminy, Marseilles, France (Singularities)
2005 Trieste, Italy (Singularity theory)
2006 Sao Carlos, Brazil (Real and Complex Singularities)
2006 Marseille, France (Singularités du Grand Sud)
2007 Cuernavaca, Mexico (The Geometry and Topology of Singularities, to celebrate Lê Dung Tràng's 60th birthday)
2007 Lille, France (Singularities)
2008 Sao Carlos, Brazil (Real and Complex Singularities, in honour of Maria Ruas and Terry Gaffney)
2008 MSRI, Berkeley, California, USA (Analysis on singular spaces )
2009 Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada (O-minimal structures and real analytic geometry)
2009 Aarhus, Denmark (Singularities in Aarhus)
2010 Lille, France (From complex to real singularities)
2010 Sao Carlos, Brésil (Real and Complex Singularities, in honour of David Mond)
2010 Dijon, France (Singularities, knots and mapping class groups, in memory of Bernard Perron)
2011 Joao Pessoa, Brazil (I Encontro de Singularidades no Nordeste)
2012 Honolulu,  Hawaii
2012 Dalat, Vietnam
2012 Sao Carlos, Brésil (Real and Complex Singularities, in honour of Shyuichi Izumiya)
2012 Hué, Vietnam
2013 Osaka, Japan