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SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022

The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize was recently bestowed to Yunqing Tang – an Assistant Professor at the University of California. Key facts The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022 was conferred to Yunqing Tang for her works in arithmetic and geometry of modular curves and Shimura varieties. Tang was recently involved in a joint research on modular ..

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Breakthrough Prizes 2023- Winners

2023 Breakthrough Prizes conferred to individuals who made key contributions in the scientific growth. Key facts The Breakthrough Prizes are international awards conferred under three categories – mathematics, fundamental physics and life sciences. These awards give recognition to scientific advances in these fields. The awards were created in 2010 by a group of Silicon Valley ..

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Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis receive Abel Prize

Hillel Furstenberg of Israel and Russian-American Gregory Margulis are the recipients of the prestigious Abel Prize for the year 2020, one of the highest awards in the field of Mathematics. The two mathematicians were selected for introducing the use of methods from probability and dynamics in group theory, number theory and combinatorics. They were the ..

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Karen Uhlenbeck conferred with ‘Nobel prize of Mathematics’

Karen Uhlenbeck, a famous mathematician has become the first woman to receive the “Abel prize”, also known as the Nobel prize of mathematics. She has been awarded 6 million Norwegian kroner ($700,000) prize for her work in the fields of gauge theory and geometric analysis, which have been credited with far-reaching impact in both mathematics ..

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Karen Uhlenbeck recipient of 2019 Abel Prize for mathematics

Prof. Karen Uhlenbeck of the University of Texas at Austin has become first woman to win the Abel Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious international mathematics awards. The award is sometimes called the Nobel Prize of mathematics. She has been awarded the 6 million Norwegian kroner ($700,000) prize for her work in the fields ..

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Noted Mathematician Michael Atiyah passes away

Prof. Sir Michael Atiyah (89), the noted British mathematician has passed away in United Kingdom on 11th January 2019. He was best known for his co-development of a branch of mathematics called topological K-theory and the Atiyah-Singer index theorem. His research also involved deep insights relating to mathematical concepts known as “vector bundles”. Sir Michael ..

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