Michael Aizenman-Curriculum Vitae


B.Sc. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1969.
Ph.D. Belfer Grad. Sch. Sc., Yeshiva University, 1975.
Post-doctoral positions: Courant Institute, Princeton Univ.


  • 1974-75 -Visiting Member, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York
  • 1975-77 -Research Associate, Departments of Physics & Mathematics, Princeton University
  • 1977-82 -Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Princeton University 
  • 1982-87 -Associate Professor ('82), Professor ('84) & Professor II ('86) Departments of Mathematics & Physics, Rutgers University
  • 1987-90 -Professor, (NYU) Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences & Physics Dept. 
  • 1990 -- -Professor of Physics & Mathematics, Princeton University
  • (2002/03, 2008/09, 2016/17  Thomas D. Jones Professor of Mathematical Physics)

Concurrent short term visiting positions
IHES (Bures-sur-Yvettte, 1985), University of Paris (1985), Caltech (1992), Tel Aviv Univ. (1998), ETH-Zürich (1998), IAS (Princeton, 84/85, 91, 97), Weizmann Inst. Sc. (Weston Visiting Prof. 2003- ), Cambridge Univ. (Rothschild Visiting Professor at the Newton Inst., June 2007), 
Aisenstadt Chair, Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (Montreal, Fall 2018).

Henrí Poincaré Prize, Intern. Assoc. of Math. Phys. (IAMP, 2018).
Doctor Honoris Causa, Technion (Israel, 2018),
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (elected in 2017),
Academia Europaea, foreign member (elected in 2016), 
Fellow Amer. Math. Soc. (2012),
Dannie Heineman Prize in Mathematical Physics (AIP-APS, 2010),
Doctor Honoris Causa, Univ. de Cergy-Pontoise (2009),
Brouwer Medal (Dutch Math. Soc. and the Royal Netherlands Acad. Sciences, 2002),
National Academy of Sciences (elected in 1997),
Norbert Wiener Award (AMS-SIAM, 1990),
Board of Trustees Award Rutgers Univ. (1987),
The Guido Stampacchia Prize (Scola Normale Superiore di Pisa, 1982).

Simons Fellowship in Mathematics (2012/13),
S. Fairchild Distinguished Scholar (Caltech, 1992),
J. S. Guggenheim Fellowship (1984/85),
A. P. Sloan Fellowship (1981-84).

Special invited lectures
Aisenstadt Lecturers, Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (Montreal, 2018),
USC, Cent. Appl. Math. Scien., Distinguished Lecturer (Los Angeles, 2017),
Charles River Lectures (Harvard, MIT, Microsoft Res.; Cambridge MA, 2016).
QMath13, hosted at Georgia Tech, Atlanta (2016),
(86th) KAM Mathematical Colloquium, Charles Univ. (Prague, 2013),
J. von Neumann Lectures, TU-Munich (2009).
Andrejewski Lectures, Leipzig Univ. and Max Planck Inst. (Leipzig, 2005),
Moshe Flato Memorial Lectures, Ben Gurion University, Israel (2002),
Sacler Lectures, Math. Dept., Tel Aviv University (2002),
International Congress of Mathematicians, Invited Address (Warsaw, 1983)

Professional service:
Editor-in-Chief  Comm. Math. Phys. (2001-2012). 
Associate Member of Editorial Board: J. Math. Phys., Rev. Math. Phys.
Previous Editorial Board sevice: Analysis & PDE,  J. Stat. Phys., Ann. H. Poincaré,
   Lett. Math. Phys., J. d'Anal. Math., Ann. of Probab., Comm. in Pure and Appl. Math.
Member Executive Board, Int. Assoc. Math. Phys. (1997-1999).


Prof. Michael Aizenman
Jadwin Hall / Fine Hall
Princeton University
Princeton NJ 08544
(609) 258-4380
[email protected]

Last updated: Feb. 14, 2020.