|Alma mater||University of British Columbia,|
|Known for||Langlands program|
|Awards||Jeffery–Williams Prize (1980)|
Cole Prize (1982)
Wolf Prize (1995–96)
Steele Prize (2005)
Nemmers Prize (2006)
Shaw Prize (2007)
Abel Prize (2018)
|Institutions||Princeton University, |
Institute for Advanced Study
|Doctoral advisor||Cassius Ionescu-Tulcea|
|Doctoral students||James Arthur|
Thomas Callister Hales
Robert Phelan Langlands (//; born October 6, 1936) is an American-Canadian mathematician. He is best known as the founder of the Langlands program that results connecting representation theory and automorphic forms to the study of Galois groups in number theory, for which he received the 2018 Abel Prize.
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- "Robert Langlands". www.nasonline.org.
- "The Canadian who Reinvented Mathematics", Toronto Star, March 27, 2015.
- D Mackenzie (2000) Fermat's Last Theorem's First Cousin, Science 287(5454), 792-793.
- Edward Frenkel (2013). "preface". Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality. Basic Books. ISBN 978-0465050741.
Robert Langlands, the mathematician who currently occupies Albert Einstein's office at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton