Akshay Venkatesh

Robert & Luisa Fernholz Professor
School of Mathematics

Number Theory

Affiliation

Mathematics

Home Institution

Stanford University

Akshay Venkatesh is a mathematician who has worked on many topics at the interface between number theory and other fields, including representation theory, dynamics, and algebraic topology. His recent work examines new algebraic structures related to the topology of locally symmetric spaces.

Fields Medal, 2018

Dates at IAS

Faculty
School of Mathematics
Distinguished Visiting Professor
School of Mathematics
Member
School of Mathematics

Degrees

Princeton University
Ph.D.
2002
University of Western Australia
B.Sc.
1997

Honors

2019
Honorary doctorate, University of Western Australia
2018
Fields Medal
2017
Ostrowski Prize
2016
Infosys Prize
2010
Aisenstadt Chair, Université de Montreal
2008
SASTRA Ramanujan Prize
2007
Salem Prize

Appointments

Stanford University
Professor of Mathematics
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Associate Professor
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Visiting Member
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
C. L. E. Moore Instructor