Education
University of Oxford.
University of Oxford.
He is a faculty member at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2010 he was awarded the Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry "for his fundamental contributions to symplectic geometry and, in particular, for his development of advanced algebraic methods for computation of symplectic invariants."
Seidel attended the University of Heidelberg, where he received his Diplom under supervision of Albrecht Dold in 1994. He then pursued his Doctor of Philosophy studies at the University of Oxford under supervision of Simon Donaldson (Thesis: Floer Homology and the symplectic isotopy problem) in 1998.
In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
American Mathematical Society]
He used to be a member of the mathematics faculty at the University of Chicago.