2021 Simons Fellows in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics Announced

The Simons Foundation congratulates the outstanding mathematicians and theoretical physicists who have been awarded Simons Fellowships in 2021. 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.

Theoretical Physics

William Bialek Princeton University
Glennys Farrar New York University
Alexander Kusenko University of California, Los Angeles
Finn Larsen University of Michigan
Rahul Nandkishore University of Colorado at Boulder


Mohammed Abouzaid Columbia University
Dan Abramovich Brown University
Louigi Addario-Berry McGill University
Radu Balan University of Maryland, College Park
Sandra Cerrai University of Maryland, College Park
Ivan Corwin Columbia University
Carina Curto Pennsylvania State University
Charles Doering University of Michigan
Hongjie Dong Brown University
Alexander Elgart Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Solomon Friedberg Boston College
Loukas Grafakos University of Missouri
Alan Hammond University of California, Berkeley
Kate Juschenko University of Texas at Austin
Joel Kamnitzer University of Toronto
Konstantin Khanin University of Toronto
Chandrashekhar Khare University of California, Los Angeles
Mikhail Khovanov Columbia University
Bryna Kra Northwestern University, Chicago Campus
George Lusztig Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Russell Lyons Indiana University
Konstantin Mischaikow Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Jennifer Morse University of Virginia
Grigoris Paouris Texas A&M University
Benoit Pausader Brown University
Kasra Rafi University of Toronto
Firas Rassoul-Agha University of Utah
Yiannis Sakellaridis Johns Hopkins University
Laura Schaposnik University of Illinois at Chicago
Christian Schnell Stony Brook University
Zhongwei Shen University of Kentucky
Katherine Stange University of Colorado, Boulder
Hung Tran University of Wisconsin-Madison
Gunther Uhlmann University of Washington
Jan Wehr University of Arizona
Jonathan Wise University of Colorado, Boulder
Helen Wong Claremont McKenna College
Jared Wunsch Northwestern University, Chicago Campus
Michael Yampolsky University of Toronto
Andrej Zlatoš University of California, San Diego
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