Jill Pipher is currently the Elisha Benjamin
Andrews Professor of Mathematics at Brown University. She began a two-year term in 2019 as the President of the American Mathematical Society. She was previously the President of the Association of Women in Mathematics (AWM) from 2011 to 2013. From 2011 to 2016 she was
the first Director of the Institute for
Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM), which is a NSF-funded mathematics institute based in Providence, Rhode Island.
Pipher received her bachelor’s from the
University of California, Los Angeles in 1979 and a Ph.D. from UCLA in 1985. She taught at the University of Chicago in 1985 to 1990 before taking a position at Brown in 1990, where she served as chair of the Mathematics Department from 2005 to 2008.
In 2012 she became a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. In 2014 Pipher was a featured speaker at the Joint Mathematics Meetings , the largest gathering of mathematicians in the United States. The Association for Women in Mathematics has named her as their Noether Lecturer for 2018. In 2017, she was selected as a Fellow of the Association for Women in Mathematics in the inaugural class.
President of the American Mathematical Society; Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor of Mathematics at Brown University