Born 21 March 1957. Matthew Dean Foreman is a set theorist at University of California, Irvine. He has made contributions in widely varying areas of set theory, including descriptive set theory, forcing, and infinitary combinatorics.

Foreman earned his Ph.D. in 1980 at University of California, Berkeley under the direction of Robert M. Solovay, with a dissertation on Large Cardinals and Model Theoretic Transfer Properties.


Recent and upcoming talks by Matthew D. Foreman

Meeting in honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th birthday, March 27-29, 2015

Conference in Honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th Birthday The meeting in honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th birthday will be held on March 27-29, 2015, at Harvard University. Conference Schedule Friday, March 27, 2015. continue reading…

Logic, Dynamics, and Their Interactions II, June 2 – 6, 2014

Logic, Dynamics, and Their Interactions II June 2 – 6, 2014 University of North Texas Denton, TX Registration is now open!  Click here to register online.  Speakers will talk on descriptive set theory, ergodic theory, dynamical systems, and other related topics. continue reading…

Logic Colloquium 2014, July 14-19, 2014

Logic Colloquium 2014 will take place during the Vienna Summer of Logic. The Program Committee members are: Z. Adamowicz, J. Avigad (Chair), M. Bezem, S. Friedman, J. Koenigsman, K. Lodaya, P. continue reading…

Distinguished Lecture Series: Matthew D. Foreman, November 7-9, 2012

Distinguished Lecture Series November 7-9, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. Fields Institute, Room 230 Matthew D. Foreman University of California, Irvine November 7, 2012 at 3:30 pm. Large Cardinals: Who are they? continue reading…

Erdős Centennial, July 1-5, 2013

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Alfréd Rényi Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Eötvös Loránd University and the János Bolyai Mathematical Society announce that a conference dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Paul Erdős will be held in Budapest, Hungary, July 1-5, 2013. continue reading…