Zhang Yitang
#23186 Overall Influence

Zhang Yitang

Chinese-born American mathematician

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Yitang “Tom” Zhang is a Chinese-born American mathematician working in the area of number theory. While working for the University of New Hampshire as a lecturer, Zhang submitted an article to the Annals of Mathematics in 2013 which established the first finite bound on the least gap between consecutive primes that is attained infinitely often. This work led to a 2014 MacArthur award and his appointment as a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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University of New Hampshire
University of New Hampshire

Public research university in New Hampshire, USA

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Peking University

University in Beijing, China

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Purdue University
Purdue University

Public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara

Public university near Goleta, California, United States and part of the University of California system

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#1231 World Rank #299 USA Rank
Mathematics