# Professor Totaro named 2019 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Sixty five mathematical scientists from around the world have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2019, the program's seventh year. Among the class, Professor Burt Totaro from UCLA has been recognized for his "contributions to algebraic geometry, Lie theory and cohomology and their connections and for service to the profession."

The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. "This year's class of AMS Fellows has been selected from a large and deep pool of superb candidates. It is my pleasure and honor as AMS President to congratulate the new Fellows for their diverse contributions to the mathematical sciences and to the mathematics profession." says AMS President Kenneth A. Ribet.

To see the names of individuals who are in this year's class, their institutions and citations, visit http://www.ams.org/ams-fellows .