At the atomic and subatomic scale, the world is governed by the laws of quantum mechanics. Conservation laws of energy and momentum hold just as firmly as we have come to expect from our experience with the classical universe at larger scales. But in quan ...read more.
Adam Jacob joined our Department in 2015, and was awarded a Hellman Fellow in 2017. He is a pure mathematician who works in the area of differential geometry. In general, he studies nonlinear partial differential equations that arise from the geometry of man ...read more.
Excerpt of 2017 article from Dan Romik:
Mathematicians have always looked to the physical world to find inspiration for new mathematics; indeed, some beautiful theoretical developments have emerged from our attempts to understand physical phenomena such as fluid flo ...read more.
Eugene Gorsky is an assistant professor who joined the Department in 2014, researching knot theory and representation theory. This year he won the 2016 Hellman Fellowship, an award whose goal is to support the research of promising early-career scholars who exhibit t ...read more.