Pr Ngo Bao Chau, Senior Advisor to Taipy’s Board

We proudly announce that Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the esteemed Vietnamese-French mathematician, has joined as a Senior Scientific Advisor to the Board.

Professor Ngo Bao Chau – A Brief Biography

Let’s take a moment to learn more about Professor Ngo Bao Chau‘s remarkable background. He is best known for his groundbreaking work in mathematics, particularly for proving the fundamental lemma for automorphic forms, a problem proposed by Robert Langlands and Diana Shelstad. This achievement earned him the prestigious Fields Medal, making him the first Vietnamese national to receive this honor.

Distinguished Career Achievements

Professor Chau’s career has been filled with outstanding accomplishments. He became a professor at Paris-Sud 11 University and, at the young age of 33, was appointed as a professor in Vietnam, becoming the country’s youngest-ever professor. He has been associated with various esteemed institutions, including the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, and the Hanoi Institute of Mathematics. On September 1, 2010, he joined the mathematics faculty at the University of Chicago, where he continues to contribute significantly to the field.

Lately, he had been elected to Honorary Membership of the LONDON MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY in 2021.

He has made one of the most important contributions to the theory of automorphic forms in the last few decades and was awarded the Fields Medal by the International Mathematical Union in 2010.

Ngo Bao Chau

Contributions to Mathematics Education in Vietnam

Not only is he an exceptional mathematician, but Professor Chau has also made notable contributions to the advancement of mathematics education and research in Vietnam. He became the Scientific Director of the Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (VIASM) in 2011, furthering the development of mathematical knowledge and expertise in the region.

Accolades and Honors

Throughout his career, Professor Chau has received numerous accolades, including the Clay Research Award with Gérard Laumon in 2004 for their achievement in solving the fundamental lemma for unitary groups. Time magazine recognized his work as one of the Top Ten Scientific Discoveries of 2009, and in 2010, he was awarded the prestigious Fields Medal.

Beyond Mathematics – A Children’s Book Author

Beyond his mathematical prowess, Professor Chau has also authored the Vietnamese children’s book “Ai and Ky in the land of the invisible numbers,” showcasing his dedication to inspiring young minds about the wonders of mathematics.

Ai and Ky in the land of the invisible numbers

Welcoming Professor Ngo Bao Chau to Taipy

We are truly honored and privileged to have Professor Ngo Bao Chau as our Senior Scientific Advisor to the Board at His expertise and guidance will undoubtedly contribute to the growth and success of our platform.

Join the Celebration!

Please join us in giving Professor Chau a warm welcome to the Taipy community. If you have any questions or want to express your thoughts, feel free to share them with our community on LinkedIn. Thank you for being part of our thriving community, and let’s continue to learn and explore together!

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