David Vogan

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David Vogan
Born 8 September 1954 (1954-09-08) (age 64)
Mercer, Pennsylvania
Alma mater The University of Chicago
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Known for Lowest K-types
Kazhdan–Lusztig–Vogan polynomials
Signature character
Vogan's conjecture for Dirac cohomology
Vogan diagrams
Awards Levi L. Conant Prize (2011)
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisor Bertram Kostant
Doctoral students Jing-Song Huang

David Alexander Vogan, Jr. (born September 8, 1954) is a mathematician at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who works on unitary representations of simple Lie groups.

He received his Ph.D. from M.I.T. in 1976, under the supervision of Bertram Kostant.[1] He is one of the participants in the Atlas of Lie Groups and Representations.

Vogan was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996. [2] In 2012 he became Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[3] He was president of the AMS in 2013–2014.[4] He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2013. [5]


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