Cecil and Ida B. Green Career Development Associate Professor of Mathematics
Number Theory, Automorphic Forms
Benjamin Brubaker received the A.B. from Amherst College in 1998, and the Sc.M. and Ph.D. in mathematics from Brown University, 2000 and 2003. Jeffrey Hoffstein was his thesis advisor. He was appointed Szegö Assistant Professor at Stanford, 2003-06, before joining the MIT mathematics faculty as assistant professor, associate professor as of 2011. Professor Brubaker is a number theorist working in analytic number theory and the theory of automorphic forms. While a graduate student at Brown, Brubaker received their mathematics department's Outstanding Teaching Award in 2002, and the Brown University President's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2003. For his research, Professor Brubaker was selected by the MIT School of Science for support from the Jerry H. Ferry, Jr. Fund. In 2009 he received the NSF CAREER award, and in 2010 selected by MIT for the Cecil and Ida B. Green Career Development Faculty Chair.