# 2017 Class of the Fellows of the AMS

The 2017 class of Fellows of the AMS appears below sorted by name. See the main Fellows of the AMS page for further information.

The Inaugural Class of Fellows was the 2013 class.

See previous classes of Fellows of the AMS: 2013 2014 2015 2016

Dan Abramovich

Brown University

*For contributions to algebraic geometry and service to the mathematical community.*

Guillaume Bal

Columbia University

*For contributions to inverse problems and wave propagation in random media.*

John T. Baldwin

University of Illinois at Chicago

*For contributions to model theory, exposition, and service to mathematics education.*

Alexandra Bellow

Northwestern University

*For contributions to analysis, particularly ergodic theory and measure theory, and for exposition.*

Aaron Bertram

University of Utah

*For contributions to algebraic geometry and for service to the mathematical community.*

Jeffrey Brock

Brown University

*For contributions to Kleinian groups, low-dimensional topology and geometry, and Teichmüller theory.*

Jim Bryan

The University of British Columbia

*For contributions to algebraic geometry and service to the mathematical community.*

Gunnar Carlsson

Stanford University

*For contributions to algebraic topology, particularly equivariant stable homotopy theory, algebraic K-theory, and applied algebraic topology.*

Mei-Chu Chang

University of California, Riverside

*For contributions to arithmetic combinatorics, analytic number theory, and algebraic geometry.*

Sagun Chanillo

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick

*For contributions to partial differential equations and geometric analysis.*

Scott T. Chapman

Sam Houston State University

*For contributions to algebra and for service to the mathematical community.*

Gui-Qiang G. Chen

University of Oxford and Keble College

*For contributions to partial differential equations, nonlinear analysis, fluid mechanics, hyperbolic conservation laws, and shock wave theory.*

Jungkai Alfred Chen

National Taiwan University

*For contributions to algebraic geometry and for service to the mathematical community.*

Mihai Ciucu

Indiana University, Bloomington

*For contributions to combinatorics, particularly relating gaps in lattice tilings to electrostatics.*

Miriam Cohen

Ben Gurion University of the Negev

*For contributions to Hopf algebras and their representations, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Donatella Danielli

Purdue University

*For contributions to partial differential equations and geometric measure theory, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Moon Duchin

Tufts University

*For contributions to geometric group theory and Teichmüller theory, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Yalchin Efendiev

Texas A&M University

*For contributions to the field of multiscale finite-element methods with applications to porous-media fluid flow.*

Kirsten Eisenträger

Pennsylvania State University

*For contributions to computational number theory and number-theoretic undecidability.*

Mark Feighn

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Newark

*For contributions to geometric group theory.*

Rui Loja Fernandes

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

*For contributions to the study of Poisson geometry and Lie algebroids, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Yan Guo

Brown University

*For contributions to the mathematical theory of fluids and plasmas.*

Piotr Hajlasz

University of Pittsburgh

*For contributions to analysis in metric spaces, in particular the notion of Sobolev spaces in metric-measure spaces also known as Hajlasz-Sobolev spaces.*

Kathryn Hess

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

*For contributions to homotopy theory, applications of topology to the analysis of biological data, and service to the mathematical community.*

Nancy Hingston

The College of New Jersey

*For contributions to differential geometry and the study of closed geodesics.*

Yulij Ilyashenko

Cornell University and the National Research University Higher School of Economics

*For contributions to dynamical systems and for service to the mathematical community.*

Marius Junge

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

*For contributions to the study of operator algebras, Banach spaces, harmonic analysis, and noncommutative probability, and for applications to quantum information theory.*

Dmitry Kleinbock

Brandeis University

*For contributions to homogeneous dynamics and its applications to number theory, especially in metric Diophantine approximation.*

Toshiyuki Kobayashi

University of Tokyo

*For contributions to the structure and representation theory of reductive Lie groups.*

Alex Kontorovich

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick

*For contributions to analytic number theory and for mathematical exposition.*

Daniel Krashen

University of Georgia

*For contributions to the study of central simple algebras and local-global principles and for service to the mathematical community.*

Henning Krause

Universität Bielefeld

*For contributions to representation theory and homological algebra, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Michael Krivelevich

Tel Aviv University

*For contributions to extremal and probabilistic combinatorics.*

Joseph M. Landsberg

Texas A&M University

*For contributions to differential geometry, geometry of projective varieties, representation theory, and complexity theory.*

Congming Li

University of Colorado, Boulder and Shanghai Jiao Tong University

*For contributions to nonlinear partial differential equations and applications.*

Jian-Guo Liu

Duke University

*For contributions to the analysis of numerical methods for fluid dynamics, kinetic theory, and nonlinear partial differential equations.*

Ciprian Manolescu

University of California, Los Angeles

*For contributions to Floer homology and the topology of manifolds.*

Kevin M. McCrimmon

University of Virginia

*For contributions to the theory of Jordan algebras, exposition, and service to the mathematical community.*

Umberto Mosco

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

*For contributions to analysis and partial differential equations, in particular for introducing a theory of variational convergence.*

Allen Moy

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

*For contributions to representation theory of reductive groups over nonarchimedian local fields and for service to the mathematical community.*

Isabella Novik

University of Washington

*For contributions to algebraic and geometric combinatorics.*

Tony Pantev

University of Pennsylvania

*For contributions to algebraic geometry, mathematical physics, and string theory, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Julia Pevtsova

University of Washington

*For contributions to modular representation theory.*

Ami Radunskaya

Pomona College

*For contributions to mathematical oncology, immuno-dynamics, and applications of dynamical systems to medicine, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Lasse Rempe-Gillen

The University of Liverpool

*For contributions to complex dynamics and function theory, and for communication of mathematical research to broader audiences.*

Xiaochun Rong

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick

*For contributions to Riemannian geometry.*

Daniel Ruberman

Brandeis University

*For contributions to low-dimensional topology.*

David Savitt

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

*For contributions to number theory and service to the mathematical community.*

Richard Evan Schwartz

Brown University

*For contributions to dynamics, geometry, and experimental mathematics and for exposition.*

Nimish A. Shah

Ohio State University, Columbus

*For contributions to ergodic theory and homogeneous dynamics and applications to number theory.*

Peter B. Shalen

University of Illinois at Chicago

*For contributions to three-dimensional topology and for exposition.*

Jie Shen

Purdue University

*For contributions to theoretical numerical analysis, scientific computing, computational fluid dynamics, and computational materials science.*

Zuowei Shen

National University of Singapore

*For contributions to approximation theory, wavelet theory, and image processing.*

Ivan Shestakov

Universidade de São Paulo

*For contributions to nonassociative algebra and affine algebraic geometry.*

Sergei Starchenko

University of Notre Dame

*For contributions to model theory and its applications to geometry, analysis, number theory, and combinatorics.*

Jason Starr

Stony Brook University

*For contributions to algebraic geometry.*

Robert Strichartz

Cornell University

*For contributions to analysis and partial differential equations, for exposition, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Daniel B. Szyld

Temple University

*For contributions to numerical and applied linear algebra.*

Tao Tang

Southern University of Science and Technology

*For contributions to numerical methods for partial differential equations.*

Dinesh S. Thakur

University of Rochester

*For contributions to the arithmetic of function fields, exposition, and service to the mathematical community.*

Dylan Paul Thurston

Indiana University, Bloomington

*For contributions to low-dimensional topology and geometry, and to cluster algebras.*

Tatiana Toro

University of Washington

*For contributions to geometric measure theory, potential theory, and free boundary theory.*

Ben Weinkove

Northwestern University

*For contributions to complex geometry and for service to the mathematical community.*

Alexandru Zaharescu

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Institute of Mathematics, Romanian Academy

*For contributions to analytic number theory.*

Ofer Zeitouni

Weizmann Institute of Science

*For contributions to probability theory.*