Leeds Professors become mathematics Fellows
Professor William Crawley-Boevey and Professor Anand Pillay, have been made Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).
The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. Among the goals of the program are to create an enlarged class of mathematicians recognized by their peers as distinguished for their contributions to the profession and to honour excellence.
Regarding the new Fellows of the AMS program and the Society, AMS President Eric M. Friedlander says, "The AMS is the world's largest and most influential society dedicated to mathematical research, scholarship, and education. Recent advances in mathematics include solutions to age-old problems and key applications useful for society. The new AMS Fellows Program recognizes some of the most accomplished mathematicians - AMS members who have contributed to our understanding of deep and important mathematical questions, to applications throughout the scientific world, and to educational excellence."Posted in: University news