Dennis Sullivan

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Dennis Sullivan
Dennis Sullivan at MSRI (cropped).jpg
Sullivan in 2007
Born
Dennis Parnell Sullivan

(1941-02-12) February 12, 1941 (age 81)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materPrinceton University
Rice University
Known forConnes–Donaldson–Sullivan–Teleman index theorem
Parry–Sullivan invariant
Sullivan conjecture
Density conjecture
Localization of a topological space
No-wandering-domain theorem
Rational homotopy theory
String topology
AwardsOswald Veblen Prize in Geometry (1971)
National Medal of Science (2004)
Leroy P. Steele Prize (2006)
Wolf Prize (2010)
Balzan Prize (2014)
Abel Prize (2022)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsCity University of New York
Stony Brook University
Doctoral advisorWilliam Browder
Doctoral studentsHarold Abelson
Curtis T. McMullen

Dennis Parnell Sullivan (born February 12, 1941) is an American mathematician. He is known for his work in algebraic topology, geometric topology, and dynamical systems. He is a professor at Stony Brook University.[1]

Sullivan won the Wolf Prize in Mathematics in 2010 and the Abel Prize in 2022.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dennis P. Sullivan". Institute of Advanced Study. Retrieved March 23, 2022.
  2. "Dennis Parnell Sullivan Awarded the 2022 Abel Prize for Mathematics". Stony Brook University. March 23, 2022. Retrieved March 23, 2022.