Jonathan Luk, who received his Ph.D. in Mathematics at Princeton in June, 2012, has been presented the Silver Prize of the New World Mathematics Awards (NWMA) for his thesis, Linear and nonlinear wave equations on black hole spacetimes (advisor: Igor Rodnianski). The NWMA is sponsored by the New World Development Company Limited and China Young Leaders Foundation, organized by the International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians, co-organized by Tsinghua University. Chinese undergraduate, master and PhD mathematics students from around the world who have completed or defended their thesis in 2012 and 2013 are qualified to participate. The topics of theses can be Pure or Applied Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Biomathematics etc.
Jonathan is currently an instructor in Mathematics at MIT.