Maryam Mirzakhani Wins Fields Medal

Volume: 
44
Issue Number: 
6
Issue: 
Nov-Dec
Year: 
2014
Authors and Affiliations: 
Press release, Stanford, August 2014, by Bjorn Carey

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Maryam Mirzakhani, a professor of mathematics at Stanford, has been awarded the 2014 Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics. Mirzakhani is the first woman to win the prize, widely regarded as the “Nobel Prize of mathematics,” since it was established in 1936.


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