Luis A Caffarelli was born in 1948 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is currently Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He obtained his Master of Science in 1969 and his PhD in Mathematics in 1972 from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He joined the University of Minnesota, USA, where he was successively Postdoctoral Fellow (1973–1974), Assistant Professor (1975–1977), Associate Professor (1977–1979) and Professor (1979–1983). He was a Professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, USA (1980–1982), the University of Chicago, USA (1983–1986), the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, USA (1986–1996) and the Courant Institute, New York University, USA (1994–1997). He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  

14 May 2018    Hong Kong