Salah Mehdi

Visiting Professor of Mathematics Affiliation: Visiting
Education: BSc Université Paris 7; MSc Université Paris 7; PhD Université Paris 7; HDR Université Paris 7;

Research Areas: Representation Theory of Lie Groups

Salah Mehdi received his BSc (DEUG & Licence), MSc (Maitrise & DEA), PhD (Doctorat, 1996) and HDR (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, 2004) in Mathematics from Université Paris VII - Denis Diderot (now Université Paris Cité) in France. He is a Professor at Université de Lorraine and an Adjunct Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology - Lorraine in France. Since 2021, he has been leading the research group “Analysis and Number theory” of the Institut Elie Cartan de Lorraine, a century-old mathematics institute of the CNRS that encompasses more than 200 members.  

His current research interests lie in the realm of Representation Theory of Lie Groups and Harmonic analysis on homogeneous spaces. His recent publications include the Dirac index and associated cycles of Harish-Chandra modules, Advances in Mathematics (2020), and Representation theoretic embeddings of Dirac operators, Representation Theory (2021).

Before his current positions, Salah Mehdi was Maitre de Conférences (Assistant Professor) at the Université Paris X - Paris Ouest from 1997 to 2008, Visiting Researcher at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research In Mumbai from 2003 to 2004, and at the Mathematisches Institut in Göttingen from 2002 to 2003, and Visiting Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University from 2000 to 2002. Between 2006 and 2015, he earned several grants for his excellence in research. In 2020, he was awarded a prize for Excellence in Teaching from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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