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The International Mathematical Union (IMU) has awarded a 2018 Fields Medal to Akshay Venkatesh , a world-leading mathematician recently appointed to the permanent Faculty of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) School of Mathematics. This highest honor was presented to Venkatesh today at the...
Akshay Venkatesh , a world-leading mathematician and recent appointee to the Faculty of the Institute, has been awarded a 2018 Fields Medal for his “profound contributions to an exceptionally broad range of subjects in mathematics.” Quanta 's Erica Klarreich writes: “Most mathematicians struggle to...
“He truly is a universal mathematician,” said mathematician Jordan Ellenberg of Akshay Venkatesh , 2018 Fields medalist and recent appointee to the Faculty of the Institute's School of Mathematics. “His work has gone in a lot of different directions.” Read more about the 2018...
Dusa McDuff , former Member in the School of Mathematics and a program organizer of the Institute’s Program for Women and Mathematics , will receive the 2018 Sylvester Medal, which will be presented at the Royal Society’s Anniversary Day in November...