Robert Lazarsfeld

Robert Kendall Lazarsfeld (born April 15, 1953) is an American mathematician, currently a professor at Stony Brook University.[1] He was previously the Raymond L Wilder Collegiate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Michigan.[2] He is the son of sociologist Paul Lazarsfeld. His research focuses on algebraic geometry and from 2012–2013 he served as the Managing Editor of the Michigan Mathematical Journal.[3]

Robert Lazarsfeld
Born (1953-04-15) April 15, 1953
Alma materBrown University Harvard University
Scientific career
InstitutionsStony Brook University
University of Michigan
University of California, Los Angeles
Doctoral advisorWilliam Fulton
Doctoral studentsChristopher Hacon
Mihnea Popa

Lazarsfeld went to Harvard for Undergrad and earned his doctorate from Brown University in 1980, under supervision of William Fulton.[4]

In 2006 Lazarsfeld was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[5] In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[6] In 2015 he was awarded the AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition.[7]

Selected works

  • Lazarsfeld, Robert (2004). Positivity in algebraic geometry, Vol. I. Berlin: Springer. ISBN 3-540-22533-1.; Positivity in algebraic geometry, Vol. II. 2004. ISBN 3-540-22534-X.[8]
  • Lazarsfeld, Robert; Van de Ven, Antonius (2012) [1984]. Topics in the geometry of projective space: Recent work of FL Zak. DMV Seminar Vol. 4. Birkhäuser; with an addendum by Fyodor Zak


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