

Born 
December 19, 1937, New York, New York 
Education 
1959, Ph.D.,
Princeton University

Positions Held 
195859 Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study
195962 Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows
196265 Assistant Professor, Harvard University
196569 Associate Professor, Harvard University
196982 Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University
19821998 William Petschek Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University
1998Gerhard Gade University Professor, Harvard University

Prizes and Honors 
1965 Veblen Prize, American Mathematical Society
1982 Cole Prize, American Mathematical Society
1982 Elected Member of National Academy of Sciences
1994 Chauvenet Prize, Mathematical Association of America
1999 Steele Prize, American Mathematical Society
2001 Elected member American Philosophical Society
2004 Honorary degree from Colby College
2013 2011 National Medal of Science, NMS
2016 Honorary degree from the University of Waterloo

