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VUBToday: VUB Alumnus and Fields Medallist Jean Bourgain Celebrated

VUB Alumnus Jean BourgainIn the 1970s and 80s one of Belgium’s most brilliant minds studied and worked at VUB. Jean Bourgain has spent, however, the largest part of his career at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the Valhalla for theorists. The institute plans to honour Bourgain for his contribution to the field of pure mathematics at a unique event.