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Past Member

Daniel Freed

IBM Einstein Fellow; additional funding provided by the James D. Wolfensohn Fund

Affiliation

Mathematics
Natural Sciences

Field of Study

Geometry and Physics

Home Institution

University of Texas at Austin
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Daniel Freed is working on aspects of topological field theory. Some of his current projects are broadly related on the one hand to six-dimensional superconformal field theory and on the other to phases in condensed matter physics. Others are related to invariants of three-dimensional manifolds.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Mathematics
School of Natural Sciences
Spring
Member
School of Natural Sciences
School of Mathematics
Member
School of Mathematics

Degrees

University of California at Berkeley
Ph.D.
1985
Harvard University
M.A.
1981
Harvard University
B.A.
1981

Honors

2002-3
Guggenheim Fellow
1990-96
NSF Presidential Young Investigator
1988-92
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

Appointments

University of Chicago
1987–1989
Assistant Professor
1985–1989
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow
MIT
1985–1987
Moore Instructor