Ragni Piene

Professor Emeritus - Department of Mathematics
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Phone +47 22855906
Room 1217
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 35 Niels Henrik Abels hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1053 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Research interests

Algebraic Geometry, in particular enumerative geometry and intersection theory, singularities, moduli spaces, toric varieties; algebraic methods in computer aided geometric design, real algebraic curves and surfaces.

Higher education and employment history



1976 Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1972 Cand.real., University of Oslo, Norway
1970 D.E.A., Université de Paris (Orsay), France
1969 Cand. mag., University of Oslo, Norway

1987– Professor, University of Oslo
1979–1986 Assoc. professor, University of Oslo

Research visits (1-12 months):
Institut Mittag-Leffler, Djursholm; MSRI, Berkeley; École Normale Supérieure,Paris; BuntingInstitute/Harvard University; Université de Grenoble; Universidad Federal de Pernambuco, Recife; Institutdes Hautes Études Scientifiques, Bures; École Polytechnique, Palaiseau; Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


2020–2024 Chair of the Scientific Council of the Fondation Mathématique Jacques Hadamard

2015–2025 Member of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation Council

2013–2021 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach

2008– Member of the EMS/EWM Scientific Committee




Tags: Mathematics, Algebra and algebraic geometry
Published Nov. 30, 2010 11:20 PM - Last modified Jan. 11, 2021 9:02 PM


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