Lou van den Dries

 Lou van den Dries

Contact Information

Department of Mathematics
308 Altgeld Hall, MC-382
1409 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
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Lou van den Dries joined the department in 1986. He was an invited ICM speaker in 1990 and 2018, has been a “correspondent” of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences since 1993, and he has been a Professor in the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 1998. Most recently, he presented the Tarski Lecture at the University of California at Berkeley in spring 2017.

Research Description

Model theory and its applications. Applications of logic to algebra.

Distinctions / Awards

  • Karp Prize, Association for Symbolic Logic, 2018
  • Shoenfield Prize, Association for Symbolic Logic, 2018
  • Corresponding member, Dutch Royal Academy of Sciences
  • Professor, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois