Karen Uhlenbeck headshot
Current Distinguished Visiting Professor

Karen Uhlenbeck

Affiliation

Mathematics

Field of Study

Geometric Partial Differential Equations, Gauge Theory

Home Institution

The University of Texas at Austin

Karen Uhlenbeck works primarily on geometric partial differential equations. She has worked in the areas of the calculus of variations, minimal surfaces, harmonic maps, gauge theory, and integrable systems. Her current interest is in analysis connected with the best Lipschitz model for Teichmüller space of Thurston.

Dates at IAS

Distinguished Visiting Professor
School of Mathematics
current
Visiting Professor
School of Mathematics
Other
Visitor
School of Mathematics
Visitor
School of Mathematics
Visiting Professor
School of Mathematics
Spring
Visiting Professor
School of Mathematics
Member
School of Mathematics
Fall
Member
School of Mathematics

Degrees

Brandeis University
Ph.D.
1968

Honors

2019
Abel Prize, Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters