2011-12 Recap: Fulbright Award to Ivan Cherednik

Ivan Cherednik, the Austin M. Carr Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, was awarded a Distinguished Chair from the Fulbright Scholar Program to spend the Spring 2012 semester at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

From the Fulbright Israel newsletter: Professor Ivan Cherednik, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematics of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, spoke on “Introduction to double affine Hecke algebras”, on May 9, 2012, under the auspices of his host institution, the Einstein Institute of Mathematics of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition to his path-breaking work on Hecke algebras, Professor Cherednik has made important contributions in a number of additional fields, among them number theory, soliton theory, theory of knots and harmonic analysis.

Congratulations to Ivan for this wonderful honor.