Mark Kisin

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Mark Kisin
Nationality Australia
Alma materPrinceton University
Monash University
AwardsFellow of the Royal Society
Scientific career
InstitutionsHarvard University

University of Chicago
University of Münster

University of Sydney
Doctoral advisorNick Katz

Mark Kisin is a mathematician known for work in algebraic number theory and arithmetic geometry. In particular, he is known for his contributions to the study of p-adic representations and p-adic cohomology.

Born in Vilnius, Lithuania and raised from the age of five in Melbourne, Australia, he received his B.Sc. from Monash University in 1991. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1998 under the direction of Nick Katz. From 1998 to 2001 he was a Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, after which he spent three years at the University of Münster.

After six years at the University of Chicago, he took the post in 2009 of professor of mathematics at Harvard University.[1]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2008.[2] He gave an invited talk at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2010, on the topic of "Number Theory".[3] In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[4]


  1. ^ Mark Kisin Named Professor of Mathematics at Harvard
  2. ^ "Fellows of the Royal Society". Royal Society. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  3. ^ "ICM Plenary and Invited Speakers since 1897". International Congress of Mathematicians.
  4. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2013-01-27.

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