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Past von Neumann Fellow

Robert Young

Funding provided by the National Science Foundation

Affiliation

Mathematics

Field of Study

Quantitative Geometry

Home Institution

New York University
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Quantitative geometry studies how geometric objects behave under limits such as large or small scales. Robert Young is particularly interested in questions from geometric measure theory and quantitative rectifiability, such as how minimal and quasiminimal surfaces behave at many different scales.

Dates at IAS

von Neumann Fellow
School of Mathematics

Degrees

University of Chicago
Ph.D.
2007

Appointments

New York University
2014–2020
Associate Professor
University of Toronto at Scarborough
2011–2014
Assistant Professor
New York University
2010–2011
Courant Instructor
Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques
2007–2010
Researcher