Mirzakhani, Maryam

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Name
Mirzakhani, Maryam Gender: F
born on 3 May 1977
Place Teheran, Iran, 35n40, 51e26
Timezone IRT h3e30 (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 12°47' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif



Maryam Mirzakhani
photo: Gert-Martin Greuel, license cc-by-sa-2.0

Biography

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

On 13 August 2014, Mirzakhani was honored with the Fields Medal, the most prestigious award in mathematics. Thus, she became both the first woman and the first Iranian to be honored with the award. The award committee cited her work in "the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces".

On 14 July 2017, Mirzakhani died of breast cancer at the age of 40.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Birth time unknown. Starkman rectified to 07.26.24 IT Asc 20Gem08'

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Fields Medal)