September 15, 2022
Akhil Mathew is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics. Mathew’s research is primarily in algebraic topology and arithmetic geometry, and their increasing overlaps around the theme of "higher algebra," or the interaction of homotopical and algebraic structures. He received his PhD in 2017 from Harvard University. Before joining UChicago as a faculty member, he was previously a research fellow of the Clay Mathematics Institute (2017-2022). He earned a bachelor’s in mathematics from Harvard University.