Henri Gillet

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B.Sc.in Mathematics, Kings College London, 1974.
Ph.D.in Mathematics, Harvard University, 1978. (Thesis Advisor: David Mumford).


University of Illinois at Chicago,
LAS Distinguished Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago, Interim Dean of the Graduate College, 2009--2011
University of Illinois at Chicago, Head of Department, 1996--2001.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Interim Head of Department, 1994--1996.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Professor, 1988--present.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Associate Professor, 1986--1988.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Assistant Professor, 1984--1986.
Princeton University, Assistant Professor, 1981--1984.
Univeristy of Pennsylvania, Visiting Lecturer, 1983-1984
Princeton University, Instructor, 1978--1981.


I.H.E.S., Bures-sur-Yvette, April 1 - April 30, 2012.
I.H.E.S., Bures-sur-Yvette, October 15 – November 1, 2011.
Bures-sur-Yvette, May 13 – June 11, 2009.
Fields Institute, Toronto, fall 2008.
I.H.E.S., Bures-sur-Yvette, June 7 – June 21, 2008.
I.H.E.S., Bures-sur-Yvette, May, 2007.
Tata Insitute for Fundamental Research, Mumbai, November 15 – December 15, 2006
Special Year on Arakelov Theory and Shimura Varieties, Centre de Recerca Matematica, Barcelona, Fall 2005.
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, Spring 1998.
I.H.E.S., Bures-sur-Yvette, April 1988.
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Fall 1987.
I.H.E.S., Bures-sur-Yvette, July 1986.
Univ. of Paris-Sud and I.H.E.S, Orsay/Bures-sur-Yvette, Spring 1985.
University of Pennsylvania, 1983 – 1984.


Clay Mathematics Institute Senior Scholar, fall 2008
A.P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, Sept. 1986-Sept. 1989.
Hour speaker, May A.M.S. Meeting, Chicago, May 1989.
University Scholar, University of Illinois, 1989-92. .
45 minute address in the number theory section at the International Congress of Mathematicians, Kyoto, Aug. 1990.


Thomson Reuters ISI Highly Cited Researcher.


Mathew Wechter, 2009 – present.
Ben Antieau, “The Spectral Index of Brauer Classes”, Ph.D. 2010
Liquing Wang, "The Constructibility Theorem for Differential Modules", Ph.D. 2008

Fatih Unlu, “On Explicit Representations of the Grothendeick Fundamental Class”,  Ph.D. 2004.
Junda Hu, "Deformation to the normal cone in arithmetic geometry", Ph.D. 1999.
Mike Paluch, "Algebraic and Topological K-theory", Ph.D. 1991.
K. Ganesan, "Serre-Tate theory of ordinary K-3 surfaces", Ph.D. 1988.  


Council of the American Mathematical Society, 2002 to 2005.
Editor of the Illinois Journal of Mathematics, 2003 to 2007
Editor of the International Mathematics Research Notices, 1995 to 1998.
Editor of the American Journal of Mathematics,  1994 to 1999.