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
8/2018current
Distinguished Visiting Professor
  • Mathematics
9/20178/2018
Member
  • Mathematics
9/20058/2006
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