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CURRICULUM VITAE
Friedrich Ernst Peter
HIRZEBRUCH

Born October 17, 1927 in Hamm (Westfalen), Germany

Father: Dr. Fritz Hirzebruch, director of a secondary school

Mother: Martha Hirzebruch, ne Holtschmit

married with Ingeborg Hirzebruch, ne Spitzley, since August 7, 1952

Children: Ulrike, Barbara, Michael (born 1953, 1956, 1958)

Grandchildren: Stefan, Christof, Johannes, Martin, Christian, Susanne

Study of Mathematics, Physics and Mathematical Logic at the University of Mnster (1945 - 50) and at the Federal School of Technology, Zrich, Switzerland (1949 - 50)

Promotion Dr. rer.nat. University of Mnster (1950)

Scientific Assistant, University of Erlangen, Germany (1950 - 52)

Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (1952 - 54)

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Stipend State Northrhine Westphalia, University of Mnster (1954 - 55)

Habilitation in Mathematics, University of Mnster (1955)

Assistant Professor, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (1955 - 56)

Full Professor of Mathematics, Bonn University, Bonn, Germany (since 1956; Emeritus 1993)

Dean, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Bonn University (1962 - 64)

Chairman, Special Research Area "Theoretical Mathematics" at Bonn University (1969 - 85)

Director of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn (since 1980; retired 1995)

Member, German Academy of Sciences (Naturforscher) Leopoldina (1963)

Corresponding member, Heidelberg Academy of Sciences (1966)

Member, Nordrhein-Westflische Academy of Sciences (1967)

Member, Mainz Academy of Sciences and Literature (1967)

Foreign member, Royal Academy of Sciences of the Netherlands (1972)

Member, European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (1980)

Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences, USA (1986)

Corresponding member, Bavarian Academy of Sciences (1987)

Foreign member, Finish Academy of Sciences (1987)

Member, Academia Europaea (1988)

Foreign member, Russian Academy of Sciences (1988)

Honorary member, Royal Irish Academy Dublin (1989)

Foreign associate, Academy of Sciences, Institut de France (1990)

Corresponding member, Gttingen Academy of Sciences (1991)

Foreign honorary member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1992)

Foreign member, Ucrainian Academy of Sciences, Kiev (1993)

Corresponding member, Saxonian Academy of Sciences, Leipzig (1993)

Extraordinary Member, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Berlin (1993)

Foreign member, Royal Society, London (1994)

Foreign member, Polish Academy of Sciences (1997)

Honorary member, London Mathematical Society (1975)

Honorary fellow, Robinson College, Cambridge, England (1989)

Honorary member, Mathematical Society in Hamburg (1989)

Honorary member, German Mathematical Society (1992)

Honorary doctorates of the Universities

Warwick (1980), Gttingen (1982), Oxford (1984), Wuppertal (1987), Notre Dame (1989), Trinity College, Dublin (1992), Athens (1993), Potsdam (1995), Konstanz (1999)

Silver medal ETH Zrich (1950)

Wolf-Prize in Mathematics, Israel (1988)

Lobachevskij-Prize of the Academy of Sciences USSR (1990)

Order Pour le mrite for Sciences and Arts (1991)

Medal of the City of Paris (1992)

German great cross of merit (Groes Verdienstkreuz) with star (1993)

Seki Prize of the Japanese Mathematical Society (Gold medal 1996)

Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Stars (Japan 1996)

Cothenius Gold Medal, Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina (1997)

Lomonosov Gold Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1997)

Albert Einstein Medal, Albert Einstein Society, Bern (1999)

Stefan Banach Medal of the Polish Academy of Sciences (1999)

Krupp Science Prize (2000)

President German Mathematical Society (1961 - 62 and 1990)

Member Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union (1963 - 66)

Member of the Senate of the German Research Association (Deutsche Forschungs- gemeinschaft) (1962 - 72)

Chairman, Exchange Committee of the International Mathematical Union (1967 - 74)

Member, Selection Committee in Mathematics of the German Research Association (1972 - 1980)

Member of Selection Committees of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation (since 1979)

Chairman of the Program Committee of the International Congress of Mathematicians, Berkeley (1986)

Member Board of Governors, Tel Aviv University, Israel (1989 – 1992)

Member, Scientific Council of the Edmund Landau Center for Analysis, Hebrew University, Israel (since 1988)

President of the European Mathematical Society (since its foundation in October 1990 until December 31, 1994)

Member, Scientific Council of the State of Berlin (Landeshochschulstrukturkommission) (1991 - 1992)

Chairman, Scientific Council, Banach Mathematical Institute, Warsaw, Poland (since 1992)

Chairman, Scientific Council, Emmy Noether Institute of Mathematics, Bar-Ilan University, Israel (since 1992)

Honorary President of the International Mathematical Congress Berlin (1998)

Chairman of the Andrejewski Foundation, Stifterverband, Essen, Germany (since 1999)

Editor "Mathematische Annalen", Springer-Verlag (1961 - 1996)

Editor "Topology", Pergamon Press (since 1962)

Research visits of one month or longer:

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton), University of California (Berkeley), Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (Berkeley), Collge de France (Paris), Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (Bures-sur-Yvette), Oxford University, Amsterdam University, Kabul University, Academia Sinica Beijing, Kyoto University, Instituto de Matemtica Pura e Aplicada Rio de Janeiro.

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1. ?ber eine Klasse von einfach-zusammenhngenden komplexen Mannigfaltigkeiten. Math. Ann. 124 (1951), 77-86.

2. ?ber vierdimensionale Riemannsche Flchen mehrdeutiger analytischer Funktionen von zwei komplexen Vernderlichen. Math.
    Ann. 126 (1953), 1-22.

3. ?bertragung einiger Stze aus der Theorie der algebraischen Flchen auf komplexe Mannigfaltigkeiten von zwei komplexen
    Dimensionen. J. Reine Angew. Math. 191 (1953), 110-124.

4. Todd arithmetic genus for almost complex manifolds. Vervielfltigtes Manuskript, Princeton University, 1953.

5. On Steenrod reduced powers in oriented manifolds. Vervielfltigtes Manuskript, Princeton University, 1953.

6. The index of an oriented manifold and the Todd genus of an almost complex manifold. Vervielfltigtes Manuskript, Princeton
    University, 1953.

7. ?ber die quaternionalen projektiven Rume. Sitzungsber. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Math.- Naturwiss. K1. 27 (1953), 301-312.

8. On Steenrod's reduced powers, the index of inertia, and the Todd genus. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 39 (1953), 951-956.

9. Arithmetic genera and the theorem of Riemann-Roch for algebraic varieties. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 40 (1954), 110-114.

10. Some problems on differentiable and complex manifolds. Ann. Math., II. Ser. 60 (1954), 213-236.

11. Der Satz von Riemann-Roch und das Toddsche artihmetische Geschlecht f?r algebraische Mannigfaltigkeiten, In: Proc.
     International Congress of Mathematicians 1954, vol. II, S. 232-234. Amsterdam: North Holland 1954.

12. Der Satz von Riemann-Roch in faisceau-theoretischer Formulierung. Einige Anwendungen und offene Fragen, In: Proc.
     International Congress of Mathematicians 1954, vol. III, S. 457-473. Amsterdam: North Holland 1956.

13. On the characteristic cohomology classes of differentiable manifolds. In: Colloque Henri Poincar Paris 1954, Textes des
     conferences, o.S., Paris: Institut Henri Poincar
1954.

14. The theorem of Riemann-Roch. Applications to special classes of algebraic manifolds. In: Colloque Henri Poincar, Paris, 1954.
     Textes des conf
rences, o.S., Paris: Institut Henri Poincar 1954.

15. (mit S.S. Chern und J-P. Serre) On the index of a fibered manifold. Proc. Am. Math. Soc. 8 (1957), 587-596.

16. Automorphe Formen und der Satz von Riemann-Roch. In: Symposium Internacional de Topologia Algebraica (Mxico 1956) S.
     129-144. M
xico: La Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mxico 1958.

17. Characteristic numbers of homogeneous domains, In: Seminars on analytic functions, vol. II, S. 92-104, IAS, Princeton 1957.

18. (mit K. Kodaira) On the complex projective spaces. J. Math. Pures Appl., IX Ser. 36 (1957), 201-216.

19. (mit A. Borel) Characteristic classes and homogeneous spaces, I. Am. J. Math. 80 (1958), 458-538.

20. (mit H. Hopf) Felder von Flchenelementen in 4-dimensionalen Mannigfaltigkeiten. Math. Ann. 136 (1958), 156-172.

21. A Riemann-Roch theorem for differentiable manifolds. Sminaire Bourbaki (Fvrier 1959), Exp. 177, Textes des conferences,
     o.S., Paris: Institut Henri Poincar
1959.

22. (mit A. Borel) Characteristic classes and homogeneous spaces, II. Am. J. Math. 81 (1959), 315-382.

23. Komplexe Mannigfaltigkeiten, In: Proc. International Congress of Mathematicians 1958, S. 119-136. Cambridge: University Press
     1960.

24. (mit M. F. Atiyah) Riemann-Roch theorems for differentiable manifolds. Bull. Am. Math. Soc. 65 (1959), 276-281.

25. (mit M. F. Atiyah) Quelques thormes de non-plongement pour les varits diffrentiables. Bull. Soc. Math. Fr. 87 (1959), 383-
     396.

26. (mit A. Borel) Characteristic classes and homogeneous spaces, III. Am. J. of Math. 82 (1960), 491-504.

27. (mit M. F. Atiyah) Vector bundles and homogeneous spaces. In: Proc. Symp. Pure Math. 3 S. 7-38. Providence: Amer. Math.
     Soc. 1961.

28. (mit M. F. Atiyah) Bott periodicity and the parallelizability of the spheres. Proc. Cambridge Phil. Soc. 57 (1961), 223-226.

29. (mit M. F. Atiyah) Analytic cycles on complex manifolds. Topology 1 (1962), 25-46.

30. Zur Theorie der Mannigfaltigkeiten, 18. November 1960, Vortragsauszug Int. Math. Nachrichten, Nr. 67, Jhg. 15, 1961, S. 50.

31. (mit M. F. Atiyah) Cohomologie-Operationen und charakteristische Klassen. Math. Z. 77 (1961), 149-187.

32. (mit M. F. Atiyah) Charakteristische Klassen und Anwendungen. Enseign. Math., II Ser. 7 (1961), 188-213.

33. (mit M. F. Atiyah) The Riemann-Roch theorem for analytic embeddings, Topology 1 (1962), 151-166.

34. The topology of normal singularities of an algebraic surface (d'aprs un article de D. Mumford), Sminaire Bourbaki 1962/63,
     Exp. 250, Textes des conf
rences, o.S. Paris: Institut Henri Poincar 1963.

35. Lectures on K-theory. Lecture notes of the AMS Summer Topology Institute, Seattle 1963. In: Algebraic Topology. A student's
     guide (ed. J.F. Adams). London Math. Soc. Lect. Note Series 4, S. 223-238. Cambridge: University Press 1972.

36. Bericht ?ber Arbeiten am Mathematischen Institut der Universitt Bonn, In: Landesamt f?r Forschung, Jahrbuch 1965, S. 311-
     326, K
ln und Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1965.

37. Elliptische Differentialoperatoren auf Mannigfaltigkeiten, In: Arbeitsgemeinschaft f?r Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen,
     Wiss. Abhdl. Bd. 33, S. 583-608, K
ln und Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1966.

38. ?ber Singularitten komplexer Flchen, Rend. Math. Appl., V. Ser. 25 (1966), 213- 232.

39. Singularities and exotic spheres, Sminaire Bourbaki, 1966/67, Exp. 314 Textes des confrences, o.S., Paris: Institut Henri
     Poincar
1967.

40. Involutionen auf Mannigfaltigkeiten, In: Proceedings of the Conference on Transformation groups, New Orleans 1967, S. 148-166,
     Berlin-Heidelberg-New York: Springer 1968.

41. (mit K. Jnich) Involutions and Singularities, In: Proc. of the Int. Colloq. on Algebraic Geometry, Bombay 1968, S. 219-240,
     Oxford: University Press 1969.

42. The signature of ramified coverings, In: Global Analysis, Papers in Honor of K. Kodaira, S. 253-265, Tokyo: University of Tokyo
     Press and Princeton University Press 1969.

43. (mit M. F. Atiyah) Spin-manifolds and group actions, In: Memoires ddis Georges de Rham, S. 18-28, Berlin-Heidelberg-New
     York: Springer 1970.

44. Lsung einer Aufgabe von H. Hasse, Jahresber. Dtsch. Math.-Ver. 72 (1970), 29-32.

45. Free involutions on manifolds and some elementary number theory. In: Symposia Mathematica Vol. V, Instituto Nazionale di Alta
     Matematica Roma, 1970, S. 411-419. London-New York: Academic Press 1971.

46. Pontrjagin classes of rational homology manifolds and the signature of some affine hypersurfaces, In: Proc. of Liverpool
     Singularities Symposium II, Lecture Notes in Math. 209, S. 207-212, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York: Springer 1971.

47. The signature theorem: Reminiscences and recreation, In: Prospects in Mathematics, Ann. Math. Stud., 70 (1971), 3-31.

48. The Hilbert modular group, resolution of the singularities at the cusps and related problems, Sminaire Bourbaki, 1970/71, exp.      396, Lecture Notes in Math. 244, S. 275-288, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York: Springer 1971.

49. (mit H. Behnke) In memoriam Heinz Hopf. Math. Ann. 196 (1972), 1-7.

50. The Hilbert modular group and some algebraic surfaces, In: Proc. Int. Conf. Number Theory Moscow 1971. Proc. Steklov
      Instituteof Mathematics 132 (1973) 59-72 (russ. in: Trudy Mat. Inst. Steklov 132 (1973)).

51. Hilbert modular surfaces, Enseign. Math. 19 (1973), 183-281.

52. (mit W. F. Hammond) L-series, Modular Imbeddings and signatures, Math. Ann. 204 (1973), 263-270.

53. (mit A. Van de Ven) Hilbert modular surfaces and the classification of algebraic surfaces, Invent. Math. 23 (1974), 1-29.

54. Mathematik, Studium und Forschung. In: Mathematiker ?ber die Mathematik, Herausgeb. M. Otte, S. 451-467. Berlin-
      Heidelberg-New York: Springer 1974.

55. Kurven auf den Hilbertschen Modulflchen und Klassenzahlrelationen, In: Classification of algebraic varieties and compact
     complex manifolds. Lecture Notes in Math. 412, S. 75-93, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York: Springer 1974.

56. Hilbert modular surfaces and class numbers, Astrisque 32-33 (1976), 151-164.

57. Hilbert's modular group of the field Q ( ) and the cubic diagonal surface of Clebsch and Klein, Russ. Math. Surv. 31:5 (1976), 96-
     110, (russ. in: Usp. Mat. Nauk 31:5 (1976), 153-166).

58. Positive definite binary quadratic forms and Hilbert modular surfaces. In: Journes arithmtiques de Caen. Astrisque 41-42
     (1977), 229-230.

59. Intersection numbers of curves on Hilbert modular surfaces. Sminaire Delange-Pisot- Poitou, 1975/76, n. 22, 35.

60. (mit D. Zagier) Intersection numbers of curves on Hilbert modular surfaces and modular forms of Nebentypus, Invent. Math. 36
     (1976), 57-113.

61. (mit D. Zagier) Classification of Hilbert modular surfaces, In: Complex analysis and algebraic geometry, S. 43-77, Cambridge:
     University Press and Iwanami Shoten 1977.

62. The ring of Hilbert modular forms for real quadratic fields of small discriminant, In: Lecture Notes in Math. 627, S. 288-323,
      Berlin-Heidelberg-New York: Springer 1977.

63. Modulflchen und Modulkurben zur symmetrischen Hilbertschen Modulgruppe Ann. Sci. Ec. Norm. Supr. IV. Ser. 11 (1978),      101-166.

64. ?berlagerungen der projektiven Ebene und Hilbertsche Modulflchen, Enseign. Math. 24 (1978), 63-78.

65. (mit A. Van de Ven) Minimal Hilbert modular surfaces with pg=3 and K2=2, Am. J. Math. 101 (1979), 132-148.

66. The canonical map for certain Hilbert modular surfaces, In: The Chern Symposium 1979, S. 75-95, New York: Springer 1980.

67. The icosahedron. Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lect. in Maths. Tel Aviv University, 50-81, Mrz 1981.

68. Some examples of algebraic surfaces, In: Contemp. Math. 9, S. 55-71, Providence: Amer. Math. Soc. 1982.

69. Arrangements of lines and algebraic surfaces, In: Arithmetic and Geometry, vol. II, Prog. Math. 36 S. 113-140, Boston-Basel-
     Stuttgart: Birkh
user 1983.

70. Mannigfaltigkeiten und algebraische Topologie, In: C. Schneider (Hrsg.): Forschung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, S. 489-
     506, Weinheim: Verlag Chemie, 1983. (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft).

71. Chern numbers of algebraic surfaces - an example, Math. Ann. 266 (1984), 351-356.

72. (mit R. Leis) Mathematik als Grundlagen- und Angewandte Wissenschaft, In: K. Stackmann; A. Streiter (Hrsg.):
      Sonderforschungsbereiche 1969-1984, S. 245-262 Weinheim: VCH Verlagsgesellschaft, 1985. (Deutsche
      Forschungsgemeinschaft).

73. Algebraic surfaces with extreme Chern numbers, (report on the thesis of Th. Hfer) Russ. Math. Surv. 40:4 (1985), 135-145
     (russ. in Usp. Mat. Nauk 40:4 (1985), 121- 129).

74. Singularities of algebraic surfaces and characteristic numbers. In: Contemp. Math. 58, I, S. 141-155, Providence: Amer. Math.
     Soc. 1986.

75. Some examples of threefolds with trivial canonical bundle. Ausarbeitung und Ergnzung von Vortrgen von F. Hirzebruch durch J.
      Werner. MPI f?r Mathematik 1985/86. Erschienen in den Gesammelten Abhandlungen, Bd. 2, Nr. 75.

76. Elliptic genera of level N for complex manifolds, In: Differential Geometrical Methods in Theoretical Physics, Kluwer Academic
     Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London 1988, p. 37-63.

77. Codierungstheorie und ihre Beziehungen zu Geometrie und Zahlentheorie (Ausarbeitung von N.-P. Skoruppa), Vortrge N 370 der
      Rheinisch-Westf
lischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Westdeutscher Verlag GmbH Opladen 1989.

78. (with Th. Hfer) On the Euler number of an orbifold. Math. Ann. 286 (1990), 255-260.

79. (with P. Slodowy) Elliptic genera, involutions and homogeneous spin-manifolds, Geometriae Dedicata 35: 309-343, 1990.

80. Axiome, Definitionen, Begriffe in der Mathematik. Nova acta Leopoldina 63, Nr. 272, 61-77 (1990).

81. Centennial of the German Mathematical Society (Bremen, September 16th-22nd 1990) In: Miscellanea mathematica, Eds. P.      Hilton, F. Hirzebruch, R. Remmert, Springer- Verlag, Heidelberg, 1991, 177-194.

82. Mannigfaltigkeiten und Modulformen. Jahresberichte der Deutschen Mathematiker- Vereinigung, 1992, B. G. Teubner, Stuttgart,      Jubilumstagung 1990, S. 20-38.

83. Kombinatorik in der Geometrie, Jahrbuch der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften f?r 1991, Heidelberg 1992, p. 96-98

84. (with P. Beazley Cohen) Book Review on Pierre Deligne and G. Daniel Mostow,

Commensurabilities among lattices in PU(1,n). Bulletin Amer. Math. Soc. 32 (1995), 88-105.

85. Regular polyhedra and the football, Sugaku Tsushin, Februar 1997, p. 18-40

86. German-Russian Cooperation in Mathematics, Mitteilungen der DMV, 4-1997,p. 54-58

87. Learning Complex Analysis in M?nster-Paris, Z?rich and Princeton from 1945 to 1953; Gazette des Mathmaticiens 74
     (1997), p. 27-39.