2015: Professional Achievement Award

David Eisenbud, SB’66, SM’67, PhD’70

  • Director, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

David Eisenbud is a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, and director of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. Eisenbud’s mathematical interests range widely over commutative and noncommutative algebra, algebraic geometry, topology, and computer methods. His contributions include research, mentoring students, writing influential texts, and creative leadership in the mathematics community.