6 Facts About Dennis Sullivan

1. Dennis Sullivan holds the Albert Einstein Chair at the City University of New York Graduate Center and is a distinguished professor at Stony Brook University.

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2. Dennis Sullivan was awarded the Wolf Prize in Mathematics in 2010 and the Abel Prize in 2022.

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3. Dennis Sullivan entered Rice University to study chemical engineering but switched his major to mathematics in his second year after encountering a particularly motivating mathematical theorem.

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4. Dennis Sullivan received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice in 1963.

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5. Dennis Sullivan obtained his Doctor of Philosophy from Princeton University in 1966 with his thesis, Triangulating homotopy equivalences, under the supervision of William Browder.

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6. Dennis Sullivan worked at the University of Warwick on a NATO Fellowship from 1966 to 1967.

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