August 13, 2014

Maryam Mirzakhani wins the Fields Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics becoming the first woman to win the award as well as the first Iranian.

Maryam Mirzakhani was an Iranian mathematician and a professor of mathematics at Stanford University. Her research topics included Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, ergodic theory, and symplectic geometry.

Maryam Mirzakhani – Mathematician – Associated Links

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