Matthew Satriano awarded Faculty of Mathematics Research Chair

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Matthew SatrianoThe Faculty of Mathematics has named Matthew Satriano as one of its Research Chairs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

The award recognizes exceptional scholarly achievement and outstanding contributions to a field of knowledge. Some of the most prolific scholars in the Faculty of Mathematics have held Research Chairs, and Satriano continues the trend of excellence.

Satriano is an associate professor in the Department of Pure Mathematics. He was awarded the research chair for his contributions to multiple areas of mathematics, including algebraic geometry (with an emphasis on stacks) and arithmetic dynamics. Notable contributions include a vast extension of the classical Chevalley-Shephard-Todd theorem and a proof for an important conjecture of Medvedev-Scanlon for semiabelian varieties.

Math Faculty Research Chairs are appointed through the Math Research Office. Learn more about the award and the criteria for nominations and appointments at this link.