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Personal Profile of Dr. Charles Fefferman

Dr. Charles Fefferman
Professor
Department of Mathematics

Home Page: http://www.math.princeton.edu/directory/charles-fefferman
Biography

Fefferman took his BS at the University of Maryland and his PhD at Princeton with E.M. Stein (1969). After four years at the University of Chicago, Fefferman returned to the Princeton math department, where he has been ever since. He has worked on classical Fourier analysis, partial differential equations, several complex variables, quantum mechanics, conformal geometry, fluid dynamics, and computational geometry.

He has served as an editor of the Annals of Math and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and also served as chairman of the Princeton math department and a member of the MSRI Scientific Advisory Board. His honors include the Alan Waterman Award and the Fields Medal. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.

Current/Future Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Board of Trustees Apr 01, 2010 Feb 28, 2018

Past Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Board of Trustees Jan 03, 2006 Mar 01, 2010
Board of Trustees Chair, Board of Trustees Apr 01, 2007 Mar 31, 2010
Committee on Trustees Chair, Board of Trustees Apr 01, 2007 Mar 31, 2010
Development Committee Apr 01, 2007 Mar 31, 2010
Finance Committee Apr 01, 2007 Mar 31, 2010
Recompetition Committee Chair Sep 01, 2007 Mar 31, 2010
Scientific Advisory Committee Oct 01, 1985 Sep 30, 1989
Steering Committee Chair, Board of Trustees Apr 01, 2007 Mar 31, 2010