Charles Rezk

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Charles Waldo Rezk (born 26 January 1969) is an American mathematician, specializing in algebraic topology, category theory, and spectral algebraic geometry. [1]


Education and career

Rezk matriculated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1987 and graduated there in 1991 with B.A. and M.A. in mathematics. [2] In 1996 he received his PhD from MIT with thesis Spaces of Algebra Structures and Cohomology of Operads and advisor Michael J. Hopkins. [3] [4] At Northwestern University Rezk was a faculty member from 1996 to 2001. At the University of Illinois he was an assistant professor from 2001 to 2006 and an associate professor from 2006 to 2014 and is a full professor since 2014. [2]

He was at the Institute for Advanced Study in the fall of 1999, the spring of 2000, and the spring of 2001. [5] He held visiting positions at MIT in 2006 and at Berkeley's MSRI in 2014. Since 2015 he has been a member of the editorial board of Compositio Mathematica . [2]

Rezk was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul in 2014. [6] He was elected a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society in the class of 2015 (announced in late 2014). [2]

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  1. "Charles Rezk's homepage". Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Charles W. Rezk, Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  3. Charles Waldo Rezk at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. Rezk, C. W. (May 1996). "Spaces of algebra structures and cohomology of operads (Doctoral dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)" (PDF).
  5. "Charles Rezk". Institute for Advanced Study.
  6. Rezk, Charles (2014). "Isogenies, power operations, and homotopy theory" (PDF). Proceedings of the ICM, Seoul. vol. 2. pp. 1125–1146. slides