Israel Gelfand Chair former holders - IHES

Israel Gelfand Chair in mathematics

The Israel Gelfand Chair was created in 2014 in honour of the great mathematician. It symbolises scientific excellence and the sharing of knowledge, two of the Institute’s fundamental values. Israel Gelfand himself came to IHES more than ten times to carry out his research. More information.

  • portrait Olivia Caramello, professeure de mathématique

    Olivia Caramello, mathematician

    Israel Gelfand Chair in mathematics

    Olivia Caramello is a mathematician working as Associate Professor at the Università degli Studi dell'Insubria in Como. Her research focuses on investigating the role of Grothendieck toposes as unifying spaces in Mathematics and Logic.

  • portrait professeur Dennis Gaitsgory

    Dennis Gaitsgory, mathematician

    Israel Gelfand Chair in mathematics

    Dennis Gaitsgory is a professor of mathematics at Harvard University, known for his research on the geometric Langlands program.

Israel Gelfand Chair former holders

2017-2019 : Sergiu Klainerman, mathematician, professor at Princeton University (United States)

2016-2018 : Francis Brown, mathematician, professor at All Souls College (United Kingdom)

2015-2018 : Samson Shatashvili, theoretical physicist, director of Hamilton Mathematics Institute, Dublin (Ireland)

2014- : Spencer Bloch, mathematician, R.M. Hutchins emeritus professor at University of Chicago (United States)

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