Fellow: Awarded 2009
Field of Study: Mathematics
Competition: US & Canada
Wilhelm Schlag received his undergraduate education at the University of Vienna, and his graduate education at the University of California at Berkeley, and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He obtained his Ph.D. degree in mathematics under Thomas Wolff in 1996 at Caltech.
He has held faculty positions at Princeton University, Caltech, and the University of Chicago, as well as visiting positions at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute at Berkeley. He is currently a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Chicago.
He is the author of more than fifty scholarly papers, and acts as editor of Geometric and Functional Analysis, the Bulletin of the Mathematical Society of France, and Analysis&PDE. He has been an invited speaker at numerous national and international meeting, including the International Congress of Mathematical Physics in 2004 at Lisbon, Portugal.
Previous honours include a Fulbright Fellowship, a Regents' Fellowship at UC Berkeley, and a Sloan Foundation Research Felllowship.