Ben Weinkove received his PhD at Columbia University in 2004. Before arriving at Northwestern in 2013, he was a Benjamin Peirce Assistant Professor at Harvard University, a Royal Society Research Assistant at Imperial College London and a faculty member at the University of California, San Diego.
Weinkove's research focuses on partial differential equations and complex geometry. This includes the study of canonical Kahler metrics, the Kahler-Ricci flow and the complex Monge-Ampere equation. His research was recognized by a Sloan Fellowship in 2008.