Henry Cohn

last updated 3/10/2018

Henry Cohn

Editor at American Mathematical Society

Location:
201 CHARLES STREET, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
HQ Phone:
(401) 455-4000

General Information

Experience

Section Editor - University of Calgary

Section Editor - Contributions

Associate Editor - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Professor, Principal Researcher - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Education

Cambridge University

S.B. - mathematics , MIT

Affiliations

Trustee - The PROMYS Foundation

Permanent Member - Microsoft Corporation

Recent News  

News

Henry Cohn reports about the spectacular work of the BMS Dirichlet Postdoc Maryna Viazovska in Notices of the AMS:
Henry Cohn and Maryna Viazovska ©Kay Herschelmann/BMS

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AMS Executive Committee of the Council

Professor Henry Cohn

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Principal Faculty | PROMYS-Europe: Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists

Professor Henry Cohn
Henry Cohn Professor Cohn is a principal researcher and one of three founding members at Microsoft Research New England in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as well as an adjunct professor of mathematics at MIT. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard in 2000 under the supervision of Noam Elkies. Professor Cohn's mathematical research interests are in discrete mathematics, including discrete geometry, coding theory, cryptography, combinatorics, computational number theory, and theoretical computer science. Professor Cohn was a student at PROMYS in 1990. He returned as a junior counsellor in 1991 and was a counsellor in 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996, when he was head counsellor. Over the years, Professor Cohn has repeatedly returned to PROMYS as an instructor, research mentor, and guest lecturer. In 2011, he co-founded the PROMYS Foundation to support PROMYS and its mission to nurture mathematical talent. Professor Cohn participated in the week-long Oxford Masterclasses in 2014 and delivered a guest lecture to the CMI-PROMYS Scholars. Professor Cohn and Professor Stevens share the teaching of the daily Number Theory lectures at PROMYS Europe. Professor Cohn's research papers. Henry Cohn giving 2014 Arnold Ross Lecture Henry Cohn giving the American Mathematical Society's 2014 Arnold Ross Lecture

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