# Greg Lawler

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Born | July 14, 1955 |

Awards | Wolf Prize in Mathematics (2019) |

**Gregory Francis Lawler** (born July 14, 1955) is an American mathematician working in probability theory and best known for his work since 2000 on the Schramm–Loewner evolution.^{[1]}^{[2]}^{[3]}

He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1979 under the supervision of Edward Nelson.^{[4]} He was on the faculty of Duke University from 1979 to 2001, of Cornell University from 2001 to 2006, and since 2006 is at the University of Chicago.^{[5]}

He received the 2006 SIAM George Pólya Prize with Oded Schramm and Wendelin Werner. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.^{[6]} In 2019 he received the Wolf Prize in Mathematics.^{[7]}

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