Jan. 25, 2013 by Olivia Drake
The American Mathematical Society (AMS) named Carol Wood and Wis Comfort to its inaugural class of AMS Fellows.
Wood is the Edward Burr Van Vleck Professor of Mathematics. She is an expert in mathematical logic and applications of model theory to algebra. Comfort is the Edward Burr Van Vleck Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus. He’s an expert on point-set topology, ultrafilters, set theory and topological groups.
The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication and utilization of mathematics.