Dan Margalit and Chongchun Zeng have been named to the 2018 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).
Margalit and Zeng are professors in the School of Mathematics. Margalit is recognized for “contributions to low-dimensional topology and geometric group theory, exposition, and mentoring.” Zeng is honored for “contributions to applied dynamical systems and nonlinear partial differential equations.”
AMS Fellows are selected for their outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.
“This year's class of AMS Fellows has been selected from a large and deep pool of superb candidates,” said AMS President Kenneth Ribet, a professor of mathematics in the University of California, Berkeley. “It is my pleasure and honor as AMS President to congratulate the new Fellows for their diverse contributions to the mathematical sciences and to the mathematics profession.”