S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan Current Affairs, GK & News
Karen Uhlenbeck becomes First Woman to Win Prestigious Abel Prize
US Mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck has been chosen for the Abel Prize 2019 for her fundamental work in geometric analysis and gauge theory, which has dramatically changed the mathematical landscape. Karen Uhlenbeck’s theories have revolutionised the understanding of minimal surfaces, such as those formed by soap bubbles, and more general minimization problems in higher dimensions Karen ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Abel Prize • Abel Prize 2019 • Karen Uhlenbeck • Niels Henrik Abel • Norway • Norwegian Kroner • Oslo • S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
Indian Recipients of National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology & Innovation
Three notable Indian Americans, two inventors and a researcher were named by US President Barack Obama as recipients of National Medal of Science, and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. The Indian American scientists figured in a celebrated White House honors list for 2011, broadly underscoring India’s continued contribution to American advances. Two of them ..
Month: Current Affairs - December, 2011
Topics: Awards • B. Jayant Baliga • Baliga • Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences • Guggenheim Fellows • Learned societies • National academies • National Medal • National Medal of Technology and Innovation • Rakesh Agrawal • S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan • Varadhan