Professor János Kollár Receives 2016 Nemmers Prize and is Named Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Congratulations to Professor Kollár, who has been awarded the 2016 Frederic Esser Nemmers Mathematics Prize for "his fundamental contributions to algebraic geometry, including the minimal model program and its applications, the theory of rational connectedness and the study of real algebraic varieties." The Nemmers Prizes are awarded every other year by Northwestern University in the fields of Economics, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, and Music.Past recipients include Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton Professor from 1994 to 2010; Terrance Tao *96; Professor Yakov Sinai; and Professor John Conway.
Separately, Professor Kollár was elected to the 2016 class of Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. This year 213 new members were elected to the Academy, including 6 other Princeton faculty members from other departments.