Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jordan Ellenberg is the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His research centers on number theory and algebraic geometry, with related interests in topology, combinatorics, and data science. He was one of the inaugural fellows of the American Mathematical Society and has held a Sloan Fellowship and an NSF-CAREER Award. He also writes about mathematics for the general public; his book, How Not To Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking was a New York Times best-seller in 2014, and his articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Slate, Wired, and the Believer.