Anthony Bonato interviews Ken Ono. A fascinating look into a scholar’s rage to live mathematics.
Ken Ono is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Emory University. His highly accomplished research program focuses on number theory, algebra, and combinatorics. Ken graduated from UCLA with his doctorate of mathematics in 1993. Before joining Emory in 2010, he has held several academic positions including one at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.
Ken received great recognition for his scholarship. His many awards and recognitions include a Sloan Fellowship, a Packard Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, Presidential Career Award, National Science Foundation grants, and the National Science Foundation Director’s Distinguished Teaching Scholar Award. He is also a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
Apart from his mathematical work, Ken has been active in various media productions. Most notably he was associate producer and consultant for the movie The Man Who Knew Infinity based on the life of Ramanujan. See my review from TIFF 15. The the featured image of this…
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