Isabelle Gallagher

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Isabelle Gallagher
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Born (1973-10-27) October 27, 1973 (age 47)
AwardsPrix Paul Doistau–Émile Blutet
Academic background
Alma materPierre and Marie Curie University
Doctoral advisorJean-Yves Chemin
Academic work
Sub-disciplinePartial differential equations
InstitutionsParis Diderot University
French National Centre for Scientific Research

Isabelle Gallagher (born 27 October 1973) is a French mathematician. Her research concerns partial differential equations such as the Navier–Stokes equations, wave equation, and Schrödinger equation, as well as harmonic analysis of the Heisenberg group.[1][2]

Education and career[]

Gallagher was born on 27 October 1973, in Cagnes-sur-Mer.[3] She earned her Ph.D. from Pierre and Marie Curie University in 1998. Her dissertation, supervised by Jean-Yves Chemin, concerned fluid dynamics.[4]

She worked at the French Centre national de la recherche scientifique and then, in 2004, became a professor at Paris Diderot University.[1]


In 2008, the French Academy of Sciences awarded her the Prix Paul Doistau–Émile Blutet.[2] She was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2014.[5] She won the CNRS Silver Medal in 2016.[6]


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b Ferrand, Emmanuel (5 April 2009), "Rencontre avec Isabelle Gallagher" [Meeting with Isabelle Galagher], Images des mathématiques: La recherche mathématique en mots et en images (in French), CNRS.
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b Isabelle Gallagher rewarded by the Academy of Sciences, Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris, retrieved 3 October 2015.
  3. ^ Curriculum vitae: Isabelle Gallagher (PDF), retrieved 3 October 2015.
  4. ^ Isabelle Gallagher at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  5. ^ ICM Plenary and Invited Speakers since 1897, International Mathematical Union, retrieved 3 October 2015.
  6. ^ Médailles d'argent, de bronze et de cristal, CNRS, Inst. nat. des sciences mathématiques et de leurs interactions, 26 February 2016, retrieved 27 February 2016.
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