Research Areas
- Algebraic Geometry
- Birational geometry
Contact Information
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 |
Email: | jmckernaOZYFDXWCZ8EA2F29n@ucsd.eAD0IQFR8SPDUQdu |
James McKernan
Professor of Mathematics
Department Chair
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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