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2016 Class of the Fellows of the AMS

The 2016 class of Fellows of the AMS appears below sorted by name. See the main Fellows of the AMS page for further information.

The Inaugual Class of Fellows was the 2013 class.

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

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

Jim Agler

University of California, San Diego

*For contributions to operator theory and the theory of analytic functions of several complex variables.*

Noga Alon

Tel Aviv University

*For contributions to combinatorics, theoretical computer science, combinatorial geometry, information theory, and related areas.*

Shiferaw Berhanu

Temple University

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

Alexandru Buium

University of New Mexico

*For contributions to number theory and algebraic geometry, particularly the development of a theory of arithmetic differential equations.*

Eric Anders Carlen

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick

*For contributions to functional analysis, mathematical physics, and probability.*

Sun-Yung Alice Chang

Princeton University

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

Vyjayanthi Chari

University of California, Riverside

*For contributions to the theory of quantum groups and affine Lie algebras, and for service to the mathematical community.*

J. Brian Conrey

American Institute of Mathematics

*For contributions to research and exposition in number theory, and for service to the profession.*

Steven Dale Cutkosky

University of Missouri-Columbia

*For contributions to algebraic and analytic geometry and to commutative algebra, and for exposition.*

Mihalis Dafermos

Princeton University

*For contributions to general relativity and partial differential equations.*

Lisette de Pillis

Harvey Mudd College

*For contributions to mathematical oncology and immunology research, leadership in mathematical biology education, and for service to the mathematical community.*

William Duke

University of California, Los Angeles

*For contributions to analytic number theory and the theory of automorphic forms.*

John Erik Fornaess

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

*For contributions to several complex variables and to complex dynamics.*

Alexander Furman

University of Illinois at Chicago

*For contributions to dynamical systems, ergodic theory, and Lie groups.*

Andrei Gabrielov

Purdue University

*For contributions to real algebraic and analytic geometry, and the theory of singularities, and for contributions to geophysics.*

Martin Hairer

University of Warwick

*For contributions to the theory of stochastic partial differential equations, in particular introducing a theory of regularity structures for such equations.*

Patricia Hersh

North Carolina State University

*For contributions to algebraic and topological combinatorics, and for service to the mathematical community.*

Olga V. Holtz

University of California, Berkeley

*For contributions to numerical linear algebra, numerical analysis, approximation theory, theoretical computer science, and algebra.*

Martin Kassabov

Cornell University

*For contributions to the theory of discrete groups and their growth and expansion properties.*

Ju-Lee Kim

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

*For contributions to the representation theory of semisimple groups over nonarchimedean local fields and for service to the profession.*

Alexander Kleshchev

University of Oregon

*For contributions to the representation theory of finite groups, Hecke algebras, and Kac-Moody algebras, and for exposition.*

Nancy Kopell

Boston University

*For contributions to dynamical systems, applications to neuroscience, and leadership in mathematical biology.*

Joachim Krieger

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

*For contributions to nonlinear hyperbolic equations.*

Tao Li

Boston College

*For contributions to low-dimensional topology, especially the topology of three-manifolds.*

Francois Loeser

Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI)

*For contributions to algebraic and arithmetic geometry and to model theory.*

Valery Lunts

Indiana University, Bloomington

*For contributions to algebraic and arithmetic geometry and to model theory.*

Svitlana Mayboroda

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

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

Ralph Mckenzie

Vanderbilt University

*For contributions to universal algebra and for mathematical exposition.*

Cristopher Moore

Santa Fe Institute

*For contributions to randomized algorithms and quantum computing, bridging mathematics, statistical physics, and theoretical computer science.*

Yiannis N. Moschovakis

University of California, Los Angeles

*For contributions to mathematical logic, especially set theory and computability theory, and for exposition.*

Lee Mosher

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Newark

*For contributions to geometric group theory.*

János Pach

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

*For contributions to discrete and combinatorial geometry and to convexity and combinatorics.*

Natasa Pavlovic

University of Texas at Austin

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

Robert L. Pego

Carnegie Mellon University

*For contributions to partial differential equations and applied mathematics.*

James Propp

University of Massachusetts, Lowell

*For contributions to combinatorics and probability, and for mentoring and exposition.*

Robert Rumely

University of Georgia

*For contributions to arithmetic potential theory, computational number theory, and arithmetic dynamics.*

Thomas Schlumprecht

Texas A&M University

*For contributions to the geometry of Banach spaces.*

Natasa Sesum

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick

*For contributions to geometric analysis.*

Michael Shub

The City University of New York, The Graduate Center

*For contributions to smooth dynamics and to complexity theory.*

Thomas C. Sideris

University of California, Santa Barbara

*For contributions to nonlinear partial differential equations arising in physics, fluid dynamics, and elasticity.*

Michael Sipser

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

*For contributions to complexity theory and for leadership and service to the mathematical community.*

Karen E. Smith

University of Michigan

*For contributions to commutative algebra and algebraic geometry.*

Avraham Soffer

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick

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

Glenn H. Stevens

Boston University

For contributions to the theory of p-adic modular forms and for service to the mathematical community.

Steven H. Strogatz

Cornell University

For contributions to nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, and for the promotion of mathematics in the public sphere.

Domingo Toledo

University of Utah

For contributions to complex and algebraic geometry, the topology of algebraic varieties, and the study of representations of fundamental groups of Kähler manifolds.

Vilmos Totik

University of South Florida and the University of Szeged

For contributions to classical analysis and approximation theory and for exposition.

Vladimir Turaev

Indiana University, Bloomington

For contributions to low-dimensional topology and topological quantum field theory.

Alexis Vasseur

University of Texas at Austin

For contributions to fluid mechanics, transport theory, calculus of variations, and kinetic theory, and for mentoring and professional leadership.

Shou-Wu Zhang

Princeton University

For contributions to Arakelov geometry, arithmetic dynamics, and for extensions of the Gross-Zagier formula.

* deceased