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Feb. 16, 2012

Mathematics professor named recipient of Salem Prize

Dapeng Zhan, assistant professor of mathematics, has been named a recipient of the Salem Prize from the Institute for Advanced Study. The Salem Prize is awarded annually to young researchers for outstanding contributions to the field of analysis.

Zhan, along with Julien Dubedat from Columbia University, received the award in recognition of their outstanding work on the Schramm-Loewner Evolutions; specifically for the proof of the reversibility and duality conjectures.

The Salem Prize is awarded by the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study, one of the world’s leading centers for theoretical research and intellectual inquiry. IAS is a private, independent academic institution located in Princeton, N.J.

For more information about Zahn's work, click here.