### Selection of the 2018 Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

Sixty three Mathematical scientists from around the world have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2018, the program’s sixth year and on November 1, 2017 Professor Mohammed Abouzaid was selected as one of the new AMS Fellows for 2018.

The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. Among the goals of the program are to create an enlarged class of mathematicians recognized by their peers as distinguished because of their contributions to the profession, and to honor excellence.

Regarding the new Fellows of the AMS program and the Society, AMS President Kenneth A. Ribet says,”This year’s class of AMS Fellows has been selected from a large and deep pool of superb candidates. It is my pleasure and honor as AMS President to congratulate the new Fellows for their diverse contributions to the mathematical sciences and to the mathematics profession.”

A description of the Fellows program is at http://www.ams.org/profession/ams-fellows.

Founded in 1888 to further mathematical research and scholarship, the American Mathematical Society fulfills its mission through programs and services that promote mathematical research and its uses, strengthen mathematical education, and foster awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and to everyday life.

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