Akshay Venkatesh

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Akshay Venkatesh

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Venkatesh in 2014
Born (1981-11-21) 21 November 1981 (age 41)
New Delhi, India
Alma materPrinceton University
University of Western Australia
Known forMathematical Work, Former Child Prodigy
Spouse(s)Sarah Paden
AwardsSalem Prize (2007)
SASTRA Ramanujan Prize (2008)
Infosys Prize (2016)
Ostrowski Prize (2017)
Fields Medal (2018)
Scientific career
InstitutionsInstitute for Advanced Study (2005–2006, 2018–present)
Stanford University (2008–2018)
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (2006–2008)
Doctoral advisorPeter Sarnak

Akshay Venkatesh FRS (born 21 November 1981) is an Australian mathematician and a professor (since 15 August 2018) at the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study.[1] His research interests are in the fields of counting, equidistribution problems in automorphic forms and number theory, in particular representation theory, locally symmetric spaces, ergodic theory, and algebraic topology.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Akshay Venkatesh". Institute for Advanced Study. Retrieved 2019-08-07.
  2. "Akshay Venkatesh". claymath.org. Clay Mathematics Institute. 2 August 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.