Interview at CIRM: Terence Tao
By Terence Tao
Also appears in collections : Harmonic analysis and geometric measure theory / Analyse harmonique et théorie géométrique de la mesure, The Fields Medallists, Fields medallists - 2006, Interviews at CIRM, Outreach
Terence Tao (born 17 July 1975) is an Australian-American mathematician who has worked in various areas of mathematics. He currently focuses on harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, algebraic combinatorics, arithmetic combinatorics, geometric combinatorics, compressed sensing and analytic number theory. As of 2015, he holds the James and Carol Collins chair in mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Tao was a co-recipient of the 2006 Fields Medal and the 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics.