For his groundbreaking contributions to algebraic, geometric and other aspects of topology, Dennis Parnell Sullivan, gets the ‘2022 Abel Prize’.
Dennis Parnell Sullivan, Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Mathematics at Stony Brook University and Albert Einstein Chair in Science and Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the City University of New York Graduate Center, is the recipient of the 2022 Abel Prize “for his groundbreaking contributions to topology in its broadest sense, and in particular its algebraic, geometric and dynamical aspects”.
Meet Sullivan, an ace scientist
Sullivan is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences, the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, the New York Academy of Sciences, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a corresponding member of the Irish Royal Society, an honorary member of the London Mathematical Society and was vice-president of the American Mathematical Society.
Sullivan’s notable awards include the Institut de France’s inaugural Élie Cartan Prize in 1981, the 1993 King Faisal International Prize in Science, the USA’s National Medal of Science in 2005, the 2006 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement from the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the 2014 Balzan Prize for Mathematics and the 2010 Wolf Prize.
This post was culled from IMU.