Two Math Professors Named Fellows of AMS

Kristen Wickelgren and Jianfeng Lu

Duke Mathematics Professors Kirsten Graham Wickelgren and Jianfeng Lu were named 2023 Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2023.

The honor is presented to those for their outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. Wickelgren was cited for her contributions to algebraic topology, algebraic geometry, and number theory. Lu was recognized for his contributions to applied mathematics, electronic structure theory, and high dimensional problems.

"It is an honor to welcome a new class of AMS Fellows and to congratulate them for their notable contributions to mathematics research and service to the profession,” said AMS President Ruth Charney on the Society's website. “We extend our thanks to the nominators and members of the selection committee for their help in highlighting the outstanding achievements of their colleagues. Congratulations, 2023 Fellows!”