Fellows of the AMS
The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.
Professor Ruth Charney, President of the American Mathematical Society, on the 2023 Class of Fellows of the AMSIt is an honor to welcome a new class of AMS Fellows and to congratulate them for their notable contributions to mathematics research and service to the profession. We extend our thanks to the nominators and members of the selection committee for their help in highlighting the outstanding achievements of their colleagues. Congratulations, 2023 Fellows!
Nominations will be accepted on MathPrograms.org from February 1 through March 31, 2023. No new nominations are being accepted at this time.
- February 1 – March 31, 2023 Nomination period opens for 2024 election process of new Fellows
- September 2023 Invitations will be sent to the newly selected 2024 Class of Fellows
- November 2023 The list of the 2024 Class of Fellows is made public on the AMS website
Important points about the Fellows of the AMS selection process:
- The AMS Fellows Selection Committee accepts nominations for Fellows between February 1 and March 31 each year.
- New AMS Fellows are selected from among those nominated. The target number of new Fellows is determined by the AMS Council.
- To be eligible for nomination to AMS Fellowship, an individual must be an AMS member for the year in which they are nominated as well as the prior year. The prior year's membership must be in place by July 31 of the prior year.
Details of the Fellows program, including a history of its enactment, can be found in the AMS Fellows Program Document .
Learn how to make or support a nomination in the Requirements and Nomination Guide.
The goals of the Fellows program are:
- To create an enlarged class of mathematicians recognized by their peers as distinguished for their contributions to the profession.
- To honor not only the extraordinary but also the excellent.
- To lift the morale of the profession by providing an honor more accessible than those currently available.
- To make mathematicians more competitive for awards, promotion, and honors when they are being compared with colleagues from other disciplines.
- To support the advancement of more mathematicians in leadership positions in their own institutions and in the broader society.
The responsibilities of Fellows are:
- To take part in the election of new Fellows,
- To present a “public face” of excellence in mathematics, and
- To advise the President and/or the Council on public matters when requested.
Election as a Fellow can be revoked for serious abrogations of these responsibilities.
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