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Allen Ivar Knutson
|Education||California Institute of Technology (BS)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)
Allen Ivar Knutson is an American mathematician who is a professor of mathematics at Cornell University.
Knutson completed his undergraduate studies at the California Institute of Technology and received a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1996 under the joint advisorship of Victor Guillemin and Lisa Jeffrey.
He was on the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley before moving to the University of California, San Diego in 2005 and then to Cornell University in 2009. In 2005, he and Terence Tao won the Levi L. Conant Prize of the American Mathematical Society for their paper "Honeycombs and Sums of Hermitian Matrices".
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