2018 Simons Fellows in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics Announced

The Simons Foundation congratulates the 52 outstanding mathematicians and theoretical physicists who have been awarded Simons Fellowships in 2018. The Simons Fellows program extends academic leaves from one term to a full year, enabling recipients to focus solely on research for the long periods often necessary for significant advances. The foundation is proud to support the work of these distinguished scientists.

Thomas Baumgarte Bowdoin College
Raphael Bousso University of California, Berkeley
Bulbul Chakraborty Brandeis University
Marc Favata Montclair State University
Gregory Fiete University of Texas at Austin
Julian Krolik Johns Hopkins University
Anna Krylov University of Southern California
Emil Martinec University of Chicago
David Morrison University of California, Santa Barbara
Gil Paz Wayne State University
Jesse Thaler Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Todd Thompson Ohio State University

Marcelo Aguiar Cornell University
Anar Akhmedov University of Minnesota
Dmytro Arinkin University of Wisconsin-Madison
Aaron Bertram University of Utah
Lydia Bieri University of Michigan
Alexander Braverman University of Toronto
Ching-Li Chai University of Pennsylvania
Jingyi Chen University of British Columbia
Yingda Cheng Michigan State University
Jordan Ellenberg University of Wisconsin-Madison
Rui Loja Fernandes University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Amanda Folsom Amherst College
Michael Goldstein University of Toronto
Alexander Goncharov Yale University
Anton Gorodetski University of California, Irvine
Antonella Grassi University of Pennsylvania
Lan-Hsuan Huang University of Connecticut
David Jerison Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Lagarias University of Michigan
Claude LeBrun Stony Brook University
Lionel Levine Cornell University
Marta Lewicka University of Pittsburgh
Max Lieblich University of Washington
Jacob Lurie Harvard University
Govind Menon Brown University
Antonio Montalban University of California, Berkeley
Mircea Mustata University of Michigan
Alexei Oblomkov University of Massachusetts Amherst
Sam Payne Yale University
Olga Plamenevskaya Stony Brook University
Kavita Ramanan Brown University
Sebastien Roch University of Wisconsin-Madison
Federico Rodríguez Hertz Pennsylvania State University
Sunder Sethuraman University of Arizona
Roman Shvydkoy University of Illinois at Chicago
Yannick Sire Johns Hopkins University
Christopher Sogge Johns Hopkins University
Frank Thorne University of South Carolina
Shankar Venkataramani University of Arizona
Alexander Vladimirsky Cornell University
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