Nekovář Jan

Prof., PhD
Born: 1963

  • Number Theory
  • Honorary member of the Learned Society since 2015

Educational and professional preparation

  • 1981-1986, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague;
  • 1991, PhD, Institute of Mathematics, Czechoslovak Academy of Science, Prague;

Employment and academic positions

  • 1991-1993, Miller Fellow, Berkeley;
  • 1993-1994, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague;
  • 1995-2002, Cambridge University;
  • 2002-present, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

Membership and positions in international organizations and societies

  • Editorial Boards: Journal of the Institute of Mathematics of Jussieu;
  • Birkhäuser Advanced Texts

Notable awards

  • 1998 Junior Whitehead Prize (London Mathematical Society)
  • 2014 G. de B. Robinson Award (Canadian Mathematical Society)

Selected publications

  1. Kolyvagin's method for Chow groups of Kuga-Sato varieties, Invent. Math. 107 (1992), 99-125.
  2. On p-adic height pairings, In: Séminaire de Théorie des Nombres, Paris, 1990-91, Progr. in Math. 108, Birkhäuser Boston, Boston, MA, 1993, 127-202.
  3. On the p-adic height of Heegner cycles. Math. Ann. 302 (1995), 609-686.
  4. On the parity of ranks of Selmer groups II, Comptes Rendus de l'Acad. Sci. Paris, Série I, 332 (2001), no. 2, 99-104.
  5. Selmer complexes, Astérisque 310 (2006).
  6. The Euler system method for CM points on Shimura curves, In: L-functions and Galois representations, (Durham, July 2004), LMS Lecture Note Series 320, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007, 471-547.
  7. Hidden symmetries in the theory of complex multiplication, In: Algebra, Arithmetic and Geometry - Manin Festschrift, vol. II, Progr. in Math. 270, Birkhäuser, 2009, 399-438.
  8. Some consequences of a formula of Mazur and Rubin for arithmetic local constants, Algebra and Number Theory 7 (2013), no. 5, 1101-1120.
  9. Level raising and Selmer groups for Hilbert modular forms of weight two, Canadian J. Math. 64 (2012), 588-668.

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