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2015 Class of the Fellows of the AMS

The 2015 class of Fellows of the AMS appears below sorted by name. See the main Fellows of the AMS page for further information.

See previous classes of Fellows of the AMS: 2014

You may also view this list **SORTED BY INSTITUTION**.

Prakash Belkale

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

*For contributions to algebraic geometry and representation theory.*

John J. Benedetto

University of Maryland

*For contributions to theoretical and applied harmonic analysis as well as for editorial service, mentoring, and professional leadership..*

Andreas R. Blass

University of Michigan

*For contributions to logic, computer science, algebra, and geometry, as well as exposition and mentoring.*

Jonathan Michael Borwein

University of Newcastle

*For contributions to nonsmooth analysis and classical analysis as well as experimental mathematics and visualization of mathematics.*

Maury Bramson

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

*For contributions to stochastic processes and their applications.*

Martin Robert Bridson

University of Oxford

*For contributions to geometric group theory as well as its exposition, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Daniel Bump

Stanford University

*For contributions to number theory, representation theory, combinatorics, and random matrix theory, as well as mathematical exposition.*

Richard Canary

University of Michigan

*For contributions to low-dimensional topology and hyperbolic geometry as well as for service and teaching in mathematics.*

Alfonso Castro

Harvey Mudd College

*For contributions to nonlinear analysis and elliptic partial differential equations as well as for service to individual departments and the larger community.*

Xiuxiong Chen

Stony Brook University

*For contributions to differential geometry, particularly the theory of extremal Kahler metrics.*

Nikolai Chernov*

University of Alabama at Birmingham

*For contributions to dynamical systems and statistical mechanics. *

Henry Cohn

Microsoft Research

*For contributions to discrete mathematics, including applications to computer science and physics..*

Marc Culler

University of Illinois at Chicago

*For contributions to geometry and topology of 3-manifolds, geometric group theory, and the development of software for mathematical research.*

Michael W. Davis

Ohio State University, Columbus

*For contributions to geometric group theory, transformation groups, and topology, particularly regarding aspherical manifolds.*

Jesus A. DeLoera

University of California, Davis

*For contributions to discrete geometry and combinatorial optimization as well as for service to the profession, including mentoring and diversity.*

Paul Dupuis

Brown University

*For contributions to the theoretical and numerical study of stochastic systems, as well as for editorial contributions and mentoring.*

Alan Edelman

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

*For contributions to random matrix theory, numerical linear algebra, high-performance algorithms, and applications.*

Charles L. Epstein

University of Pennsylvania

*For contributions to analysis, geometry, and applied mathematics including medical imaging, as well as for service to the profession.*

James Allen Fill

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

*For contributions to theory and applications of Markov chains and to probabilistic analysis of algorithms.*

Donald A.S. Fraser

University of Toronto

*For contributions to the theory and foundations of statistics, as well as for leadership and influence on the advancement of the statistical sciences.*

Allan Greenleaf

University of Rochester

*For contributions to inverse problems with applications to cloaking as well as for service to the AMS.*

Karsten Grove

University of Notre Dame

*For contributions to Riemannian geometry.*

Matthew J. Gursky

University of Notre Dame

*For contributions to conformal geometry, nonlinear partial differential equations, and the geometry and topology of four-dimensional manifolds.*

Robert M. Hardt

Rice University

*For contributions to calculus of variations, partial differential equations, and analytic approaches to geometry and topology, as well as mentoring.*

Aloysius G. Helminck

North Carolina State University

*For contributions to the representations and applications of symmetric spaces as well as for leadership in developing programs that attract and retain mathematics students.*

Mourad E.H. Ismail

King Saud University and the University of Central Florida

*For contributions to classical analysis and special function theory, as well as for service to the community.*

Carl G. Jockusch

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

*For contributions to logic, computability theory, and Turing structures.*

Arthur J. Krener

University of California, Davis

*For contributions to the geometric theory of nonlinear control and estimation.*

Phil Kutzko

University of Iowa

*For contributions to representations of p-adic groups and the local Langlands program, as well as for recruitment and mentoring of under-represented minority students.*

David R. Larson

Texas A&M University

*For contributions to operator theory and functional analysis as well as teaching of mathematics.*

Irena Lasiecka

University of Memphis

*For contributions to control theory of partial differential equations, mentorship, and service to professional societies.*

Kristin E. Lauter

Microsoft Research

*For contributions to arithmetic geometry and cryptography as well as service to the community.*

Fanghua Lin

New York University, Courant Institute

*For contributions to partial differential equations, geometric measure theory, calculus of variations, and applied analysis.*

Hans Lindblad

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

*For contributions to nonlinear partial differential equations and mathematical physics.*

Mitchell Luskin

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

*For contributions to numerical analysis and applications to materials science.*

Michael A. Mandell

Indiana University, Bloomington

*For contributions to algebraic topology.*

Donald A. Martin

University of California, Los Angeles

*For contributions to mathematical logic, especially proofs and applications of determinacy, as well as service to the profession.*

Gordana Matic

University of Georgia

*For contributions to low-dimensional and contact topology.*

Jonathan Christopher Mattingly

Duke University

*For contributions to the analysis of stochastic systems.*

Willard Miller, Jr.

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

*For contributions to applied mathematics, especially special function theory, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Washington Mio

Florida State University

*For contributions to topology as well as to the mathematics, statistics, and applications of shape analysis.*

Konstantin Mischaikow

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick

*For contributions to dynamical systems as well as to applied and computational topology.*

Irina Mitrea

Temple University

*For contributions to partial differential equations and related fields as well as outreach to women and under-represented minorites at all educational levels.*

Paul S. Muhly

University of Iowa

*For contributions to operator theory as well as mentoring and service to the community.*

Andrea R. Nahmod

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

*For contributions to nonlinear Fourier analysis, harmonic analysis, and partial differential equations, as well as service to the mathematical community.*

Gabriel Navarro

University of Valencia

*For contributions to representation theory.*

Alexander Olshanskii

Vanderbilt University

*For contributions to combinatorial and geometric group theory.*

Mihnea Popa

Northwestern University

*For contributions to algebraic geometry.*

Andrei Rapinchuk

University of Virginia

*For contributions to the arithmetic theory of algebraic groups and geometry of locally symmetric spaces.*

Charles Rezk

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

*For contributions to theoretical and computational aspects of algebraic topology and homotopy theory.*

Igor Rivin

Temple University

*For contributions to geometry and related fields, pure and applied.*

Yongbin Ruan

University of Michigan

*For contributions to geometry, theoretical physics, and their interconnections, particularly Gromov-Witten theory and quantum cohomology.*

Wilhelm Schlag

University of Chicago

*For contributions to harmonic analysis, mathematical physics, and nonlinear partial differential equations.*

Rolf Schneider

Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat

*For contributions to convex geometry.*

Denis Serre

Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon

*For contributions to hyperbolic conservation laws and mathematical exposition.*

Brooke Shipley

University of Illinois at Chicago

*For contributions to homotopy theory and homological algebra as well as for service to the mathematical community.*

Cesar E. Silva

Williams College

*For contributions to ergodic theory as well as exposition and mentoring undergraduates in research.*

Christina Sormani

The City University of New York, Lehman College and The Graduate Center

*For contributions to geometry, including the study of Ricci curvature, and for mentoring activities, especially for young mathematicians from underrepresented groups.*

Michael Stillman

Cornell University

*For contributions to implementation and algebra of symbolic computation.*

Zhi-Qiang Wang

Utah State University

*For contributions to nonlinear analysis and applications in nonlinear differential equations.*

C. Eugene Wayne

Boston University

*For contributions to dynamical systems and mathematical physics.*

Charles A. Weibel

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick

*For contributions to K-theory, motivic cohomology, and related fields.*

Christopher Thomas Woodward

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick

*For contributions to symplectic and algebraic geometry as well as for dedication to the teaching of mathematics.*

* deceased