IAS Scholars Win Early-Career Sloan Fellowships

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships, awarded to "the most promising scientific researchers working today."

The cohort features a large number of recent IAS scholars in the Schools of Mathematics and Natural Sciences:

In computer science:
Roger Grosse (2020)
Samory Kpotufe (2020)
Dor Yosef Minzer (2018–20)

In mathematics:
Xiumin Du (2017–18)
Jessica Fintzen (2017–18, 2020–)
Ilya Khayutin (2016–19)
Brandon William Levin (2013–14)
Yevgeny Liokumovich (2018–19)
Alexander Perry (2019–20)
Egor Shelukhin (2015–16, 2016–2017)

In physics:
Timothy David Brandt (2013–17)
Liang Dai (2015–2020)
Biao Lian (2020–)

Many of these scholars took up their first professorship soon after their appointment at IAS. Their recognition by the Sloan Foundation is an added testament to the efficacy of the Institute as an accelerator for promising minds.

Read more at the Sloan Foundation.