Professor Akshay Venkatesh has been invited to speak at the upcoming International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), to be held in Rio de Janeiro in August 2018.
Several other ICM 2018 invited speakers have Stanford Mathematics connections, such as former faculty members Zhiwei Yun and John Pardon. In addition to Pardon, who received his PhD in 2015, other PhD alumni Robert Lipshitz (2006), Jason Miller (2011), Emmy Murphy (2012), and Maksym Radziwill (2013) have also been invited to speak at the ICM 2018.
Our new faculty member (starting Autumn 2017), Tadashi Tokieda, will be participating in the ICM 2018 Section 18 Panel on “New avenues for raising public awareness of mathematics.”
Two other ICM 2018 invited speakers are from the Stanford Statistics department: Professors Andrea Montanari and Jonathan Taylor.