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Department of Mathematics

UC San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive # 0112

La Jolla, CA 92093-0112

UC San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive # 0112

La Jolla, CA 92093-0112

Office: | AP&M 6260 |

Phone: | (858) 534-6347 |

Fax: | (858) 534-5273 |

Email: | jmckernaBJT7WE4DFLn@ucsd.eBMY851TBdu |

James McKernan

Professor of Mathematics

Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics II

Education

Ph.D. Mathematics, Harvard University, 1991

Biography

James McKernan received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1991. He was recruited from MIT where he was a Professor since 2007, an endowed chair, Norbert Weiner Professor since 2009, and had been a professor at UC Santa Barbara from 1995-2007. McKernan?s work concerns birational geometry which has won numerous awards.

Honors

- Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics
- Fellow of the Royal Society of UK
- Cole Prize in Algebra
- International Congress of Mathematicians Speaker - 2010
- Clay Research Award

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