Lenny Taelman (1980) received his PhD at the University of Groningen in 2007. He subsequently held positions at the University of Leiden and the EPFL in Lausanne before being appointed as a full professor at the University of Amsterdam. He has held visiting positions at the Morningside Center in Beijing, the MPI in Bonn, the IHES in Paris and the IAS in Princeton.
The research of Lenny Taelman focuses on algebraic geometry and its many applications to number theory. In particular he has a strong interest in special values of L-functions, and in genus one curves.