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PKU alumnus awarded AMS Centennial Fellowship

APR . 17 2013

Peking University, Apr. 10, 2013: Zhu Xinwen, alumnus of the PKU School of Mathematical Sciences was awarded the Centennial Fellowship by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) on March 25.


Zhu’s research explores geometric representation theory and has made important contributions in this field.


Zhu studied at Peking University from 2000 to 2004 and later completed his Ph.D. degree at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2009. Then he served as a lecturer at Harvard University from 2009 to 2012 and has been an assistant professor at Northwestern University since 2012.


Background Info:


AMS Centennial Fellowship is presented annually to young mathematicians who have held the doctoral degree for between three and twelve years, for their excellence in research achievement. It was established in 1973 and renamed to honor the AMS Centennial in 1988.



Written by: Pong Chan

Edited by: Xu Xinyi

Source: PKU News (Chinese) & AMS