Professor of Mathematics Bhargav Bhatt has been named a 2019 Simons Investigator. The Simons Investigator program recognizes outstanding theoretical scientists, who will receive a stable base of research support from the foundation, enabling them to undertake the long-term study of fundamental questions. The intent of the program is to fine and support scientists in their most productive years, when they are establishing creative new research directions, providing leadership to the field and effectively mentoring junior scientists. Simons Foundation website.