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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.

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