Robert D. MacPherson

Curriculum Vitae




School of Mathematics
Institute for Advanced Study
e-mail: rdm@math.ias.edu

Born: May 25, 1944, Lakewood, Ohio
Home Address: 19 Haslet Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08540

Education
B.A. Swarthmore College, 1966
Ph.D. Harvard University, 1970

Employment
2007- Hermann Weyl Professor, Institute for Advanced Study
1994- Visiting Lecturer, Princeton University
1994- Professor, Institute for Advanced Study
1987-94 Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1985-87 Florence Pierce Grant University Professor, Brown University
1977-87 Professor, Brown University
1974-77 Associate Professor, Brown University
1972-74 Assistant Professor, Brown University
1970-72 J. D. Tamarkin Instructor, Brown University

Visiting Appointments
Fall 2000 Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Spring 1994 Universiteit Utrecht (Donders Chair)
Spring 1992 Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik, Bonn
Fall 1991 University of Chicago
Spring 1986 Institute des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, Büres-sur-Yvette, France
Fall 1985 Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Spring 1985 CNR, Rome, Italy
1980-81 Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, Büres-sur-Yvette, France
Spring 1980 Steklov Institute of Mathematics, Moscow, USSR (National Academy of Sciences Exchange)
1976-77 Université de Paris VII
1974-75 Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, Büres-sur-Yvette, France

Ph.D. Students
Paul Dippolito, Mark Goresky, David Damiano, Tom DiLio, Kevin Ryan, Allen Shepard, Kari Vilonen, Mark McConnell, Masaki Hanamura, Wolfram Gerdes, David Yavin, Yi Hu, Richard Scott, Eric Babson, Paul Gunnells, Laura Anderson, Tom Braden, Mikhail Grinberg, Francis Fung, Jared Anderson, David Nadler, Brent Doran, Julianna Tymoczko, Aravind Asok, David Truemann, Zhiwei Yun, Menachem Lazar
Current: Benjamin Schweinhart

Honors
Recipient, National Academy of Sciences Award in Mathematics, 1992
Docteur Honoris Causa, Université de Lille, 1993
Honorary Doctor of Science, Brown University, 1994
AMS Steele Prize, 2002
Heinz Hopf Prize, ETH Zürich, 2009
Colloquium Lecturer, American Mathematical Society annual meeting, 1991
Progress in Mathematics Lecturer, American Mathematical Society Mathfest, 1995
Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Member, National Academy of Sciences
Member, American Philosophical Society

Complete CV