Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Ribet, Kenneth A.
Location University of California, Berkeley
Primary Field Mathematics
 Election Citation
Ribet is a number theorist who did deep work on l-adic representations of Galois groups and modular forms. In addition, Ribet revolutionized the classical subject of cyclotomic fields by introducing a technique of great originality. Ribet is best known for his crucial role in Wiles' proof of Fermat's Last Theorem.
 Research Interests
Kenneth Ribet studies the arithmetic of modular forms and modular curves.

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