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Department of Mathematics
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive  # 0112
La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
Office:AP&M 6260
Phone:(858) 534-6347
Fax:(858) 534-5273
James McKernan
Professor of Mathematics
Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics II
Ph.D. Mathematics, Harvard University, 1991

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.

  • 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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