Thurston. When I was a graduate student, Thurston's work really inspired me to appreciate the role of imagination and visualization in geometry/topology.

A prominent mathematician once remarked to me that Thurston was the most underappreciated mathematician alive today. When I pointed out that Thurston had a Fields medal and innumerable other accolades, he replied that this was not incompatible with his thesis.

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Thurston. When I was a graduate student, Thurston's work really inspired me to appreciate the role of imagination and visualization in geometry/topology.

A prominent mathematician once remarked to me that Thurston was the most underappreciated mathematician alive today. When I pointed out that he Thurston had a Fields medal and innumerable other accolades, he replied that this was not incompatible with his thesis.