Alex Eskin, University of Chicago (IMAGE) University of Chicago Caption The Simons Foundation has selected Alex Eskin as a 2014 Simons Investigator. Esin, the Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor in Mathematics, will received $500,000 of support over the next five years to undertake long-term study of fundamental questions. Credit Courtesy of Alex Eskin Usage Restrictions News organizations may use this image in connection with reports about the work of Alex Eskin. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.