Ellenberg Joins IPAM’s Science Board
Jordan Ellenberg recently accepted IPAM’s invitation to serve on its Science Advisory Board. Jordan Ellenberg is the John D. MacArthur Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, specializing in number theory and algebraic geometry, with related interests in algebraic topology, combinatorics, and data science. Ellenberg has held an NSF-CAREER grant, an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and in 2013 he was named one of the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society. He is also a popularizer of mathematics; his journalism has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Wired, The Believer, and the Boston Globe, and is the author of the New York Times bestseller How Not To Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking. Ellenberg was an organizer of the IPAM long program, Algebraic Techniques for Combinatorial and Computational Geometry in 2014.