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Ingrid Daubechies

Duke University & International Mathematics Union

Ingrid Daubechies is Belgian physicist and mathematician. Since 1993, Daubechies has been a full professor at Princeton University, where she is active especially within the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics. She was the first female full professor of Mathematics at Princeton. In January 2011 she moved to Duke University to serve as a professor of Mathematics. She is the first woman president of the International Mathematical Union (2011-2014).

Up to 20 scientists and leading experts from all over the world and a wide range of disciplines are invited to share insights into their future-changing work at the Falling Walls Conference on 9 November, in front of 700 international guests. In an inspiring, information-packed 15 minutes each, speakers present the core of their breakthroughs – which walls are they helping to tear down and how will it transform our lives?

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