Narutaka Ozawa

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Narutaka Ozawa
Born1974 (age 48–49)
Scientific career

Narutaka Ozawa (小沢登高, Ozawa Narutaka) (born 1974) is a Japanese mathematician, known for his work in operator algebras and discrete groups. He has been a professor at Kyoto University since 2013. He earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics in 1997 from the University of Tokyo and a Ph.D. in mathematics in 2000 from the same institution. One year later he received a Ph.D. in mathematics from Texas A&M University. He was selected for one of the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships in 2005[1] and was an invited speaker at the 2006 ICM in Madrid where he gave a talk on "Amenable actions and Applications".[2] He has won numerous prizes including the Mathematical Society of Japan (MSJ) Spring Prize and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Prize. Before becoming a full professor at Kyoto University in 2013, he was an associate professor at the University of Tokyo and at University of California, Los Angeles.[3]


  1. ^ "Sloan Fellows". Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  2. ^ Ozawa, Narutaka (2006), "Amenable actions and applications", Proceedings of the international congress of mathematicians (ICM), Madrid, Spain, August 22--30, 2006. Volume II: Invited lectures, Z\"urich: European Mathematical Society (EMS), doi:10.4171/022-2/74, Zbl 1104.46032
  3. ^ "UCLA General Catalog 2009-2010 Mathematics Faculty Roster". Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2014.


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