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

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
  • Mathematics, Natural Sciences
1/20156/2015 Spring
Member
  • Natural Sciences, Mathematics
9/19976/1998
Member
  • Mathematics
9/19968/1997
Degrees
University of California at Berkeley Ph.D., 1985
Harvard University M.A., 1981
Harvard University B.A., 1981
Honors
Guggenheim Fellow 2002-3
NSF Presidential Young Investigator 1990-96
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship 1988-92
Appointments
University of Chicago 1987–1989 Assistant Professor
1985–1989 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow
MIT 1985–1987 Moore Instructor