Rinat Kedem

 Rinat Kedem

Contact Information

Department of Mathematics
377 Altgeld Hall, MC-382
1409 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor and Lois M. Lackner Faculty Scholar
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Research Interests

  • Representation theory, Mathematical physics, Algebraic combinatorics

Research Description

1. Combinatorial representation theory of infinite-dimensional algebras: Kac-Moody algebras, quantum affine algebras, Virasoro and W-algebras and their deformations.

2. Mathematical physics: Exactly solvable systems in statistical mechanics, integrable quantum field theories.


  • Ph.D., Institute for Theoretical Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1993
  • BA Physics, Macalester College, 1988

Distinctions / Awards

  • Simons Fellow 2019-2020
  • International Congress of Mathematicians Seoul 2014, Invited Speaker