# Florian Pop

Florian Pop ( born March 4, 1952 in Zalău ) is a Romanian mathematician.

## Biography

Pop was 1986-1991 Research assistant at the Ruprecht -Karls- University of Heidelberg, where he became her doctorate in 1987 at Peter Roquette with the dissertation Galois labeling - adic closed field. In 1991 he qualified as a professor teaching with a dissertation Isomorphisms of stratified absolute Galois groups at the University of Heidelberg, where he was assistant professor in 1991. From 1996 to 2003 he was a professor at the University of Bonn and since 2003 has been professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Pop was known for his proof of a conjecture of Alexander Grothendieck that the moduli spaces of curves are anabelsch, and numerous other works from the anabelschen geometry.

1993/4, 1995 /6 and 2001/2 he was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study.

1991 to 1996 he was a Heisenberg Fellow. In 1996 he received the Gay -Lussac - Humboldt Medal. In 2003 he was awarded the Romanian National Order of Merit. Since 2005 he is honorary member of the Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy of Sciences. He is a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. 2013 Pop received a Humboldt Research Award.