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Jean-Pierre Wintenberger

Jean-Pierre Wintenberger (1954 – 23 January 2019) was a French mathematician and a professor of mathematics at the University of Strasbourg. He was corecipient of the 2011 Cole Prize in number theory, along with Chandrashekhar Khare, for his proof of Serre's modularity conjecture.[1]

Jean-Pierre Wintenberger
Born1954 (1954)
Died23 January 2019(2019-01-23) (aged 64–65)
Alma materJoseph Fourier University
Known forProof of Serre's conjecture
AwardsCole Prize (2011)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Strasbourg
Doctoral advisorJean-Marc Fontaine

Wintenberger earned his Ph.D. at Joseph Fourier University in 1984, under supervision of Jean-Marc Fontaine.

Wintenberger died on 23 January 2019.[2]


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