Giuseppe Longo

Giuseppe Longo is Directeur de Recherche (DRE) CNRS at Centre Interdisciplinaire Cavaillès, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris and Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, Tufts University, Boston. He is a former Professor of Mathematical Logic and, later, of Computer Science at the University of Pisa. He spent 3 years in the USA (Berkeley, MIT, Carnegie Mellon) as researcher and Visiting Professor; founder (1990) of Mathematical Structures in Computer Science, Cambridge U.P. and (co-)author of more than 100 papers and three books: with A. Asperti, on Categories, Types and Structures (MIT Press, 1991); with F. Bailly, Mathematics and the natural sciences: The Physical Singularity of Life (Hermann, Paris, 2006; Imperial College Press, London, 2011); with M. Montévil, Perspectives on Organisms: Biological Time, Symmetries and Singularities (Springer, Berlin, 2014). He recently extended his research interests to the Epistemology of Mathematics and Theoretical Biology and directs a research project at IEA-Nantes (2014–20) on the concept of law, in human and natural sciences.