Advisory Board

phillip-griffithsPhillip Griffiths, Ph.D.

Director Emeritus
Institute for Advanced Study
 
Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholar in Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
University of Miami

Phillip Griffiths is one of the most influential geometers of the past half century who has had a singular impact on mathematics and science at large through his service in numerous capacities. Among them, he was Provost at Duke from 1983 to 1991, Director of the Institute for Advanced Study from 1991 to 2003, Secretary of the International Mathematical Union from 1999 to 2006, and member of the National Science Board from 1991 to 1996. He was elected to the National Academy of Science in 1979. He is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at IAS and Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholar at the University of Miami.

 

maxim-kontsevichMaxime Kontsevitch, Ph.D.

AXA Chair of Mathematics
L’Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques
 
Distinguished Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of Miami
 

Maxime Kontsevich is a 1998 Fields Medalist, a 2008 Crafoord Prize winner in 2008, and a 2012 recipient of the Fundamental Physics Prize, and an inaugural 2014 recipient of the Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. He was elected to the National Academy of Science in 2015 as a Foreign Associate. His work draws from modern theoretical physics to make fundamental and revolutionary advances in mathematics. He is Professor of Mathematics at IHES and Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the University of Miami.


simon levinSimon A. Levin, Ph.D.

James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor
Department of Ecology and Evolution
Director of the Center for BioComplexity
Princeton University


Simon Levin is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution and Director of the Center for BioComplexity at Princeton University. His work centers on how macroscopic patterns in ecosystems are maintained in terms of dispersive and demographic mechanisms that act the level of individual organisms. He is the recipient of the Robert H. MacArthur Award from the Ecological Society of America in 1988, the Kyoto Prize in Basic Science in 2005, and the National Medal of Science in 2016. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2000.

 

lupercioErnesto Lupercio, Ph.D.

Department of Mathematics
Cinvestav Researcher 3-B
Institute for Geometry and Physics Miami-Cinvestav-Campinas

Ernesto Lupercio is internationally known for his contributions to algebraic topology, geometry and mathematical physics. He was awarded the ICTP Ramanujan Prize and the TWAS Rolac Young Scholar Prize in 2009. He is currently Researcher at CINVESTAV in Mexico City.

 

Rrichard-stanleyichard Stanley, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Department of Mathematics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholar in Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
University of Miami

Richard Stanley is one of the world’s foremost experts in combinatorics and its applications. He was the Norman Levinson Professor of Applied Mathematics at MIT and is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholar at the University of Miami. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1995, and received the 2001 Steele Prize for mathematical exposition from the American Mathematical Society in 2001 and Schock Prize from the Swedish Royal Academy in 2003.

 

Marcelo Miranda Viana da Silva

Marcelo Miranda Viana da Silva, Ph.D.

Director
Instituto National de Matematica Pura e Aplicada
Rio De Janeiro


 

Marcelo Viana is the Director of IMPA and is a world renowned expert in dynamical systems theory. He received the TWAS prize in 1999 and was the inaugural recipient of the ICTP Ramanujan Prize in 2005. He was the vice-president of the International Mathematical Union from 2011 to 2014 and president of the Brazilian Mathematical Society from 2013 to 2015. He served as chair of the executive committee for the 2018 Rio ICM.