**报告人简介：**

Yitang "Tom" Zhang (Chinese:张益唐) is a Chinese-born American mathematician working in the area of number theory. Of the fame of the breakthrough on the celebrated ``Twin Primes Conjecture" he is probably one of the most famous living mathematicians at the present (as described by some of the Fields Medalists).Zhang was awarded the 2013 Morningside Special Achievement Award in Mathematics, the 2013 Ostrowski Prize, the 2014 Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Number Theory, and the 2014 Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics.He is a recipient of the 2014 MacArthur award, and was elected as an Academia Sinica Fellow during the same year. He was an invited speaker at the 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians.