David Jerison

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David Saul Jerison is an American mathematician, a professor of mathematics and a MacVicar Faculty Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an expert in partial differential equations and Fourier analysis.[1]


Jerison did his undergraduate studies at Harvard University, receiving a bachelor's degree in 1975, and then went on to graduate studies at Princeton University. He earned a doctorate in 1980, with Elias M. Stein as his advisor, and after postdoctoral research at the University of Chicago, he came to MIT in 1981.[1][2]

Awards and honors[edit]

In 1999, Jerison was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[3] He became a MacVicar Fellow in 2004.[1] In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[4]