Edward Bierstone

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Edward Bierstone
ResidenceToronto, Ontario, Canada
Alma materBrandeis University
AwardsFellow of the Royal Society of Canada 1992, Jeffery–Williams Prize 2005, Fellow of American Mathematical Society, 2012
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Toronto, Fields Institute
Doctoral advisorRichard Sheldon Palais

Edward Bierstone FRSC is a Canadian mathematician at the University of Toronto who specializes in singularity theory, analytic geometry, and differential analysis.

He got his B.Sc. from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. at Brandeis University in 1972. He was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in the summer of 1973.[1] He served as the Director of the Fields Institute from 2009 to 2013.[2]

Bierstone was elected a member of the Royal Society of Canada in 1992 and, together with Pierre Milman, received the Jefferey Williams Prize in 2005. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[3]


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