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First Name: 
Hans
Last Name: 
Föllmer
Place and Date of Birth: 
5/20/1941, Heiligenstadt (Germany)
Employer at time of interview: 
ETH, Zürich

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
Diploma mathematics 1967
Degree 1 (School): 
University of Erlangen
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
PhD
Degree 2 (School): 
University of Erlangen
Most Recent Employer: 
Humboldt University, Berlin (Germany)
Field(s): 
probability theory
in particular stochastic analysis and applications to mathematical finance
Honors: 
• 1973 Emmy Noether award, University of Erlangen
• 1989 Science Prize, GMÖOR (Gesellschaft für Mathematik, Ökonomie und Operations Research)
• 1991 Academia Europaea
• 1996 Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina and Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
• 2002 Prix Gay-Lussac, France
• 2006 Georg Cantor Medal, German Mathematical Society
• 2007 Dr. h. c., Université de Paris-Dauphine
• 2008 A.D. White Professor-at-Large, Cornell University