Background and activities

John Erik Fornæss (1946) has been a Professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences since 2012, and belongs to the Analysis Research Group.

Professor Fornæss has a Master degree in Mathematics from the University of Oslo, and a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Washington, USA.

He has previously held positions as a Professor at the Princeton University and later, the University of Michigan.

Fellowships and awards

  •  NSF grants 1974-2015
  • Sloan Fellowship 1978
  • ICM, Invited speaker, 1982
  • Humboldt Fellowship
  • Stefan Bergman Prize, 1994
  • Member of Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters 2012-
  • Member of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters 2013-

Commissions of trust

  • Member, NSF panels
  • Member, Journal Editorial Boards

Memberships of scientific societies

  • American Mathematical Society
  • European Mathematical Society
  • Norwegian Mathematical Society

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications