Conference on Convex and Discrete Geometry

on the occasion of the retirement of Peter M. Gruber

July 13-17, 2009

Curriculum Vitae of Peter M. Gruber

Name: Peter M. Gruber
Date of Birth: August 28, 1941
Place of Birth: Klagenfurt, Austria
Nationality: Austrian


1947 - 1951 Elementary School, Klagenfurt
1951 - 1959 Secondary School, Klagenfurt
1959 - 1966 Student of Mathematics and Physics, University of Vienna and Kansas 
1966 PhD., University of Vienna

Professional Activities

1966 - 1971 Assistant, University of Technology, Vienna
1970 Docent, University of Technology, Vienna
1971 - 1976 Chair for Analysis, University of Linz
Since 1976 Chair for Analysis, University of Technology, Vienna
1978 - 80 - 82 President of the Austrian Mathematical Society 
1981 - 83 - 85 - 87 Chairman, Mathematics Division, University of Technology, Vienna 
1996 - 1998 Chairman of the Mathematics Comittee of the Austrian Academy of Sciences 
1991 - 1999 Co-editor, Journal of Number Theory
Since 1991 Advisory Board, Monatshefte für Mathematik
Since 1993 Co-editor, Contributions to Algebra and Geometry and Rendiconti del Seminario Matematico 
Since 2004 Co-editor, Contributions to Discrete Mathematics


1985 Honorary Member of the Accademia Nazionale di Scienze, Lettre e Arti, Modena
1988 Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
1989 Corresponding Member of the Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti, Messina
1991 Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
1996 Medal of the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists
1999 Dedication of the book ``Sphere Packings'' by Chuanming Zong, Springer-Verlag, New York
2000 Honorary Doctorate, University of Turin
2001 Honorary Doctorate, University of Siegen
Austrian Cross of Honours for Science and Art, First Class
Memorial Medal of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University Prague
Birthday address by the Russian Academy of Sciences
2002 Corresponding Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities 
Dedication of the Proceedings of the IV International Conference on ``Stochastic Geometry, Convex Bodies, Empirical Measures and Applications to Engineering Science'', Tropea 2001, eds. R. Schneider, M. Stoka,
Suppl. Rend. Circ. Mat. Palermo (II) 70 (2002).
2003 Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Golden Membership Needle, German Math. Soc.
2006 Birthday address by the Russian Academy of Sciences

Papers and books

More than 100 scientific papers and books, among which are

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