Curriculum Vitae

Paul Alan Vojta
University of California, Berkeley
Department of Mathematics
970 Evans Hall, #3840
Berkeley, CA 94720-3840
(510) 642-3457


Ph.D.May 1983 Harvard University, Mathematics
A.M.May 1980 Harvard University, Mathematics
B.Math.June 1978University of Minnesota

Positions Held

Professor, University of California, Berkeley, July 1992–present.

Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, September 1996–April 1997 and September 1989–May 1990.

Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley, July 1989–June 1992.

Miller Fellow, September 1987–August 1989.

NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, September 1984–June 1987.

Gibbs Instructor of Mathematics, Yale University, September 1983–June 1986.

Honors and Grants

Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Number Theory, January 1992.

NSF Summer Support, University of California, Berkeley, June 1990–June 2012.

Research Assistantship, Harvard University, September 1982–May 1983.

NSF Graduate Fellowship, 1978–81.

Putnam Intercollegiate Mathematical Competition. Placed in the top five in 1977; eighth place, 1976; honorable mention, 1975.

Recent Invited Addresses

Recent Applications of Schmidt's Subspace Theorem, invited address, Arithmetic 2015: Silvermania, Elliptic curves, diophantine geometry, and dynamics, Brown University, Providence, RI, August 14, 2015.

Toric geometry and the lemmas of Dyson and Roth, invited talk, Thue 150 conference, Bordeaux, France, September 30, 2013.

Diophantine geometry, Nevanlinna theory, and abc, invited plenary address, American Mathematical Society Fall Regional Meeting, November 2, 2013.

Diophantine approximation and Nevanlinna theory, invited C.I.M.E. lecture series (4 lectures), Cetraro, Italy, September 10–14, 2007.

On Schmidt's Subspace Theorem and the Weyl–Ahlfors theory of associated curves, invited address, International Conference on Number Theory and Related Topics, 15 December 2006, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Arithmetic jet spaces, Hayama Symposium on Several Complex Variables, Hayama, Japan, 20 December 2004.

Roth's theorem with moving targets, A.M.S. Summer Institute, Santa Cruz, California, July 1995.

Arithmetic and hyperbolic geometry, International Congress of Mathematicians, Kyoto, 1990, invited lecture.

Journal Positions

Member of Board of Directors, Mathematical Sciences Publishers, November 2014–present.

Editor, J. reine Angew. Math., January 2004–December 2011.

Last updated 15 January 2017