Nets H. Katz
International Business Machines Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Rice University, 1990; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1993. Professor, Caltech, 2013-; IBM Professor, 2016-.
Research Areas: Mathematics
Nets' main research interests are in harmonic analysis, additive combinatorics and PDEs. He has made important contributions to combinatorial incidence geometry, the cap set problem and the study of Kakeya sets. Jointly with Guth, he solved to the Erdös distinct distances problem.