The Faculty of Arts and Science recently did a profile on Professor Jacob Tsimerman who is currently the Math Department’s youngest faculty member.
Professor Tsimerman was recently awarded the prestigious SASTRA Ramanujan Prize.
His most recent breakthrough was proving the Andre-Oort conjecture, which he compares to “a line of wooden Russian nesting dolls with potentially infinite numbers of dolls within.”
The article discusses Professor Tsimerman’s research and also his love of comic books, Judo, playing guitar and wishing he “had Spider-Man’s powers”.
The full article can be found here: http://news.artsci.utoronto.ca/all-news/jacob-tsimerman/