Akshay Venkatesh

1981 - Today

Akshay Venkatesh

Akshay Venkatesh (born 21 November 1981) is an Australian mathematician and a professor (since 15 August 2018) at the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study. His research interests are in the fields of counting, equidistribution problems in automorphic forms and number theory, in particular representation theory, locally symmetric spaces, ergodic theory, and algebraic topology.He is the only Australian to have won medals at both the International Physics Olympiad and International Mathematical Olympiad, which he did at the age of 12.In 2018, he was awarded the Fields Medal for his synthesis of analytic number theory, homogeneous dynamics, topology, and representation theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Akshay Venkatesh has received more than 415,678 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 746th most popular mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Akshay Venkatesh ranks 746 out of 746Before him are Martin Hairer, Alessio Figalli, Eric W. Weisstein, Manjul Bhargava, Maryna Viazovska, and Daniel J. Bernstein.

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Among people born in 1981, Akshay Venkatesh ranks 746Before him are Ervin Bulku, Abigail Spears, Tomass Dukurs, Lucas Thwala, Stéphanie Foretz, and Diego Colotto. After him are Sergio Mendoza, Lovro Zovko, Choi Tae-uk, Jean-Jacques Pierre, Simone Del Nero, and Rika Fujiwara.

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Among people born in India, Akshay Venkatesh ranks 719 out of 848Before him are Esha Deol (1981), Akshaye Khanna (1975), Himesh Reshammiya (1973), Suraj Sharma (1993), Poonam Dhillon (1962), and Riteish Deshmukh (1978). After him are Chetan Bhagat (1974), Ravi Teja (1968), Shankar Mahadevan (null), Asin (1985), Sarika (1962), and Mithali Raj (1982).


Among mathematicians born in India, Akshay Venkatesh ranks 13Before him are Jai Singh II (1688), Bhāskara I (600), Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan (1940), D. R. Kaprekar (1905), and Harish-Chandra (1923).

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