Faculty Appointee

# Akshay Venkatesh

School of Mathematics

Number Theory

Affiliation

Mathematics

Home Institution

Stanford University

A world-leading mathematician who has made fundamental contributions to various fields of mathematics, working in particular at the intersection of analytic number theory, algebraic number theory, and representation theory, Akshay Venkatesh has produced acclaimed results such as resolving the "subconvexity problem" for degree two L‐functions. Moreover, his work on disparate problems pertaining to the general field of number theory has transcended boundaries between subjects, yielded important insights across multiple research areas, and introduced several new directions.

Dates at IAS

*Faculty*

- Mathematics

*Distinguished Visiting Professor*

- Mathematics

*Member*

- Mathematics

Degrees

Princeton University

*Ph.D.,**2002*
University of Western Australia

*B.Sc.,**1997*Honors

Fields Medal 2018

Ostrowski Prize 2017

Infosys Prize 2016

Aisenstadt Chair, Université de Montreal 2010

SASTRA Ramanujan Prize 2008

Salem Prize 2007

Appointments

Stanford University
2008–2018

*Professor of Mathematics*
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
2005–2008

*Associate Professor*
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
2004–2005

*Visiting Member*
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2002–2004

*C. L. E. Moore Instructor*