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July 22, 2014

Fields Institute announces Postdoctoral Fellowship Winners

May 19, 2010 – Toronto, ON – The Fields Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the Fields-Ontario Postdoctoral Fellowships for the 2010–11 academic year. Samuel Coskey (Rutgers University), Daniel Remenik (Cornell University), Deping Ye (Case Western Reserve University), and Ke Zhang (Pennsylvania State University) have each been awarded a Fields-Ontario Postdoctoral Fellowship. As part of this special fellowship they will spend one semester participating in a thematic program at the Fields Institute and three (or more) semesters conducting research and teaching at a Fields Principal Sponsoring University in Ontario.

The Fields-Ontario Postdoctoral Fellowship program is sponsored by the Fields Institute with funds made available by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. It provides talented young mathematicians an opportunity to contribute to the Ontario scientific community, establish lasting research collaborations, and build a career in Ontario. Coskey will be working at York University; Remenik at University of Toronto; Ye at Carleton; and Zhang at University of Toronto.

The winners of the 2010 Jerrold E. Marsden Postdoctoral Fellowship have also been announced. Established in honour of Fields’ founding Director, this fellowship has been awarded this year to David Alonso (Universidad de Zarogoza) and Alexander Grigo (Georgia Institute of Technology). They will participate in 2010–11 thematic programs at Fields before moving to a university for research and teaching.

The Fields Institute, located in Toronto, is recognized as one of the world's leading independent mathematical research institutions. With a wide array of pure, applied, industrial, financial and educational programs, the Fields Institute attracts over 1,000 visitors annually from every corner of the globe, to collaborate on leading-edge research programs in the mathematical sciences. The Fields Institute is funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, seven principal sponsoring universities, sixteen affiliate universities and several corporate sponsors.

 

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