December 15, 2011

Professors Sergey Bobkov and Alexander Voronov were both named Simons Fellows in Mathematics for 2012-13 by theSimons Foundation.

Prof. Bobkov's project is on "High Dimensional Phenomena and Information Theory", and will be undertaken at Yale University, University Paris 6, University of Bielefeld, and Tel Aviv University.

Prof. Voronov's project is on "Categorical Foundations of Topological Quantum Field Theory", and will be pursued at theInstitute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe at the University of Tokyo, where he has the position of Visiting Senior Scientist, and IHES, France.