Olga Holtz

Professor, UC Berkeley and Technische Universität Berlin

Olga Holtz received her Diploma in Applied Mathematics from the Southern Ural State University in Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 1995, and her PhD in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, under the guidance of Hans Schneider, in 2000.

She has held a postdoctorate research position in the Computer Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Humboldt Fellowship at the Institute of Mathematics of Technical University Berlin, a Morrey Assistant Professorship, and an Associate Professorship in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley.

She has received a Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, a European Mathematical Society Prize, an ERC Starting Grant, two Von Neumann Fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study, and an AMS Fellowship. Holtz is also an award-winning screenwriter and film director.

Currently, Holtz is a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, and a visiting professor of applied mathematics at Technical University Berlin and Berlin Mathematical School.

Program Visits

Geometry of Polynomials , Spring 2019
Visiting Scientist