Nassif Ghoussoub obtained his Doctorat d'é tat in 1979 from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, France. His present research interests are focused on nonlinear analysis and partial differential equations. Ghoussoub is currently a Professor of mathematics and a "Distinguished University Scholar," and he has been an Elected Member of the Board of Governors of the University of British Columbia, BC, Canada throughout the period from 2008 to 2011. He has been the Founding Director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) from 1996 until 2003, a Cofounder of the Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) Network of Centres of Excellence, and a Member of its Board of Directors for 7 inconsecutive years (1998–2003) and (2008–2010). Ghoussoub is also the Founder of the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) and has been its Scientific Director since 2004.
Biography Updated on 12 January 2011