21st-century scholars
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Mathematicians by century
21st-century mathematicians
21st-century mathematicians by nationality
The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
The Biggest Mystery In Mathematics: Shinichi Mochizuki And The Impenetrable Proof
A Japanese mathematician claims to have solved one of the most important problems in his field. The trouble is, hardly anyone can work out whether he's right. Sometime on the morning of 30 August 201...
Grigori Perelman
A reclusive Russian mathematician has been awarded a million dollars for proving a theory which has baffled some of the finest brains for a century. Grigory ...
Joseph Hilbe - Slideshow
21st-century mathematicians by nationality
The Biggest Mystery In Mathematics: Shinichi Mochizuki And The Impenetrable Proof
A Japanese mathematician claims to have solved one of the most important problems in his field. The trouble is, hardly anyone can work out whether he's right. Sometime on the morning of 30 August 201...
Gerald Folland
Gerald Budge Folland is an American mathematician and a professor of mathematics at the University of Washington. His areas of interest are harmonic analysis (on both Euclidean space and Lie groups), ...
Gerald Folland - Wikipedia
Ian Stewart (mathematician)
Ian Nicholas Stewart FRS (born 24 September 1945) is an Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, England, and a widely known popular-science and science-fiction writer.
Stew...
Ian Stewart (mathematician) - Wikipedia
Kannan Soundararajan
Kannan Soundararajan is a mathematician and a professor of mathematics at Stanford University. Before moving to Stanford in 2006, he was a faculty member at University of Michigan where he pursued hi...
Kannan Soundararajan - Wikipedia
Kenneth Falconer (mathematician)
Harvey Friedman
Harvey Friedman (born 23 September 1948) is a mathematical logician at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He has worked on reverse mathematics, a project intended to derive the axioms of mathema...
Harvey Friedman - Wikipedia
Michael Freedman
Michael Hartley Freedman (born 21 April 1951) is an American mathematician, at Microsoft Station Q, a research group at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 1986, he was awarded a Fields Me...
Michael Freedman - Wikipedia
Asghar Qadir
Asghar Qadir (Urdu: اصغر قادر; 23 July 1946), HI, SI, FPAS, is a renowned Pakistani mathematician and a prominent cosmologist, specialised in mathematical physics and physical cosmology. He is conside...
Andrei Suslin
Andrei Suslin (Russian: Андре́й Алекса́ндрович Су́слин, sometimes transliterated Souslin) is a Russian mathematician who has made contributions to the field of algebra, especially algebraic K-theo...
John B. Conway
John Bligh Conway (born 1939) is an American mathematician. He is currently a professor emeritus at the George Washington University. His specialty is functional analysis, particularly bounded operat...
Vladimir Berkovich
Vladimir Berkovich is a mathematician at the Weizmann Institute of Science who introduced Berkovich spaces. His Ph.D. advisor was Yuri I. Manin. Berkovich was a visiting scholar at the Institute for ...
Vladimir Berkovich - Wikipedia
Matthew Foreman
Matthew Dean Foreman (born March 21, 1957) is an American mathematician atUniversity of California, Irvine. He has made notable contributions in settheory and in ergodic theory.
Born in Los Alam...
Matthew Foreman - Wikipedia
Jim Propp
James Gary "Jim" Propp is a professor of mathematics at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.In high school, Propp was one of the national winners of the United States of America Mathematical Olympi...
Jim Propp - Wikipedia
Dugald Macpherson
H. Dugald Macpherson is a mathematician and logician. He is Professor of Pure Mathematics at the University of Leeds.He obtained his DPhil from the University of Oxford in 1983 for his thesis entitled...
Dugald Macpherson - Wikipedia
Marina Ratner
Marina Ratner (born 1938 in Moscow, Russia) is a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley who works in ergodic theory. Around 1990 she proved a group of major theorems concer...
Marina Ratner - Wikipedia
Iain M. Johnstone
Iain Murray Johnstone (born 1956) is an Australian born statistician who is the Marjorie Mhoon Fair Professor in Quantitative Science in the Department of Statistics at Stanford University.
Johnst...
Iain M. Johnstone - Wikipedia
Ky Fan
Ky Fan (樊, September 19, 1914 – March 22, 2010) was an American mathematician and Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).
Fan was born in Han...
Ky Fan - Wikipedia
Enrique Zuazua
Enrique Zuazua Iriondo [2] is a Research Professor at Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science in BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics that he founded in 2008 as Scientific Director. He i...
Enrique Zuazua - Wikipedia
Aaron Pixton
Aaron C. Pixton (born January 13, 1986) is an American mathematician at Harvard University. He has been appointed as a Clay Research Fellow for a term of five years beginning September 2013.Born in Bi...
Imre Z. Ruzsa
Imre Z. Ruzsa (born 23 July 1953) is a Hungarian mathematician specializing in number theory. Ruzsa participated in the International Mathematical Olympiad for Hungary, winning a silver medal in 1969,...
Ken Ono
Ken Ono (born 1968) is a Japanese-American mathematician who specializes in number theory, especially in integer partitions, modular forms, and the fields of interest to Srinivasa Ramanujan. He was th...
Ken Ono - Wikipedia
Ivan Fesenko
Ivan Borisovich Fesenko (Russian: Иван Борисович Фесенко; born 1962) is a mathematician working in number theory and other areas of mathematics. In 1992 Fesenko won the Young Mathematician Prize o...
Roman Holowinsky
Roman Holowinsky (born July 26, 1979) is an American mathematician known for his work in number theory and, in particular, the theory of modular forms. He is currently an associate professor with ten...
Nassif Ghoussoub
Nassif A. Ghoussoub, FRSC is a Canadian mathematician working in the fields of non-linear analysis and partial differential equations. He is a Professor of Mathematics, a Distinguished University Sch...
Nassif Ghoussoub - Wikipedia
Eric W. Weisstein
Eric Wolfgang Weisstein (born March 18, 1969) is an encyclopedist who created and maintains MathWorld and Eric Weisstein's World of Science (ScienceWorld). He is the author of the CRC Concise Encyclop...