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Current Visiting Professor

Scott Sheffield

Minerva Research Foundation Member

Affiliation

Mathematics

Field of Study

Probability

Home Institution

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scott Sheffield is interested in probability, game theory and mathematical physics. While at IAS he will be working on gauge theory, random surfaces, conformal probability and other probability problems related to statistical physics and field theory

Dates at IAS

Visiting Professor
School of Mathematics
current
Member
School of Mathematics

Degrees

Stanford University
Ph.D.
2003

Honors

2022
ICM Plenary Lecture
2021
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2017
Clay Research Award
2014
Simons Fellow
2011
Loeve Prize
2010
ICM Invited Lecture
2009
PECASE
2007
Sloan Research Fellowship
2006
Rollo Davidson Prize

Appointments

MIT
2008–2022
Professor
NYU
2007–2008
Associate Professor
IAS
2006–2007
Member
NYU
2005–2006
Assistant Professor
UC Berkeley
2004–2005
Postdoc
Microsoft Research
2002–2004
Postdoc