Tony Pantev received his Ph.D. in 1994 from the University of Pennsylvania. He was a C.L.E. Moore Instructor at MIT, a Sloan Research Fellow, and has held visiting positions at the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge, England, the Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas in Guanajuato, Mexico, Ohio State University and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton and has given numerous invited talks. Pantev’s research interests include algebraic and differential geometry, Hodge theory and mathematical physics. He has supervised 20 graduate students and serves on the editorial board of Advances in Mathematics, European Journal of Mathematics, and Research in Mathematical Sciences.