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Preda Mihăilescu

Mathematics

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Preda V. Mihăilescu is a Romanian mathematician, best known for his proof of the 158-year-old Catalan's conjecture.Biography Born in Bucharest, he is the brother of Vintilă Mihăilescu.After leaving Romania in 1973, he settled in Switzerland. He studied mathematics and computer science in Zürich, receiving a Ph.D. from ETH Zürich in 1997. His Ph.D. thesis, titled Cyclotomy of rings and primality testing, was written under the direction of Erwin Engeler and Hendrik Lenstra.

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Paderborn University

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University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

ETH Zurich

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich

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#3134 World Rank
Mathematics