Isett, Mann and Tikhomirov Named Sloan Fellows
Congratulations to the 2019 Sloan Research Fellows! Among this year’s emerging leaders are Philip Isett, assistant professor at California Institute of Technology and speaker in IPAM’s 2017 workshop Turbulent Dissipation, Mixing and Predictability; Kathryn Mann, Manning Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Brown University and speaker in IPAM’s 2018 workshop, New Methods for Zimmer’s Conjecture; and Konstantin Tikhomirov, assistant professor at Georgia Institute of Technology and participant in IPAM’s 2018 long program Quantitative Linear Algebra. Announced by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Sloan Research Fellows are selected, “on the basis of their independent research accomplishments, creativity, and potential to become leaders in the scientific community through their contributions to their field” (Sloan Website). Winners receive $70,000 to be spent within two years in support of their research. This year’s 126 winners came from a total of 8 scientific and technical fields. An entire list of 2019 fellows can be found here.