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Encyclopedia > Maryam Mirzakhani
Maryam Mirzakhani (2005)
Maryam Mirzakhani (2005)

Maryam Mirzakhani (Born 1977 Tehran) is an Iranian mathematician. She is an expert on Teichm├╝ller theory, Hyperbolic geometry, Ergodic theory, and Symplectic geometry. Image File history File links Maryam_Mirzakhani. ... Tehran (IPA: ; Persian: تهران, Middle Persian: طھران, also transliterated as Teheran or Tehrān), population (as of 2005) 7,314,000 (metropolitan: 12,151,000), and a land area of 658 square kilometers (254 sq mi), is the capital city of Iran (Persia) and the center of Tehran Province. ... Lines through a given point P and hyperparallel to line l. ... In mathematics, a measure-preserving transformation T on a probability space is said to be ergodic if the only measurable sets invariant under T have measure 0 or 1. ... In mathematics, a symplectic manifold is a smooth manifold equipped with a closed, nondegenerate 2-form. ...


Recognized locally as a very brilliant teenager, she found internatioanl recognition after receiving gold medals both in International Mathematical Olympiad (Hong Kong 1994) and International Mathematical olympiad (Canada 1995).


Mirzakhani started at Sharif University of Technology where she got a BSc in Mathematics (1999). She holds a PhD from Harvard University (2004). She is currently a Clay Mathematics Institute Research Fellow and assistant professor at Princeton University. Sharif University of Technology (Persian: دانشگاه صنعتی شریف Dāneshgāh-e Sanati-ye Sharif), formerly named Aryamehr University of Technology (Persian: دانشگاه صنعتی آریامهر Dāneshgāh-e Sanati-ye Āryāmehr) is a public university of technology, engineering and science in Iran. ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... Princeton University is a coeducational private university located in Princeton, New Jersey in the United States of America. ...


Awards and Honours

  • Honors Clay Mathematics Institute Research Fellow 2004
  • Harvard Junior Fellowship Harvard University, 2003.
  • Merit fellowship Harvard University, 2003.
  • IPM Fellowship The Institute for theoretical Physics and Mathematics, Tehran, Iran, 1995-1999.
  • Gold medal. International Mathematical olympiad (Canada 1995)
  • Gold medal. International Mathematical Olympiad (Hong Kong 1994).

See also

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Iranian womens movement ( also called Persian womens movement ) involves the Iranian womens experience of modernism, through which the concept of Modern Iranian woman and its associated art, science, literature, poetry, and political structures have been evolving since the 19th century. ...

External link

  • 'Brilliant' minds honored: Maryam Mirzakhani (US today 2005)

 
 

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