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Maribel Fierro
Maribel Fierro , Member (1994–95) and Visitor (2015) in the School of Historical Studies, has been recognized with the Middle East Medievalists Lifetime Achievement Award. Conferred annually, the award recognizes scholars who have served the field of medieval Middle Eastern studies with distinction. Previous...
Hirosi Ooguri at lunch
Hirosi Ooguri , former Visiting Professor (2015) and Member (1988–89) in the School of Natural Sciences, has been awarded a Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon, conferred by Japan's Emperor Naruhito on November 3, 2019. The Medal of Honor was established in 1881 by...
Roberto Tottoli smiles at a conference table
Roberto Tottoli , Member (2016–17) and Visitor (2019) in the School of Historical Studies, has been named a fellow of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. While at IAS, Tottoli researched the history of the editing and printing of the Qur’an, especially in Europe. Tottoli...
Karen Uhlenbeck , Distinguished Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, will be awarded the 2020 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement from the American Mathematical Society. Uhlenbeck is recognized "for her long-lasting influence in geometric topology and analysis and for her mentorship...