János Kollár

Donner Professor of Science and Professor of Mathematics
Fine Hall 605
Research Field
Algebraic Geometry

My main research area is algebraic geometry and I am also interested in related questions in number theory, complex geometry and commutative algebra. 

If you want to know what algebraic geometry is, see my article "What is Algebraic Geometry?" in

  • The Princeton Companion to Mathematics, edited by Timothy Gowers. 
    (ISBN-10: 0691118809 | ISBN-13: 978-0691118802)

My two main research areas are treated in

  • Rational Curves on Algebraic Varieties by J. Kollár, Springer, 1996
    (ISBN-10: 3540601686, ISBN-13: 978-3540601685)
  • Birational Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, by J. Kollár and Shigefumi Mori, Cambridge University Press, 1998
    (ISBN-10: 0521060222, ISBN-13: 978-0521060226)

Other important information:

  • I am a founding member of AmAMAM (American Accent Mark Awareness Movement).