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Kurdish refugee wins 'Nobel of mathematics' Fields medal

Aug 01, 2018 - 11:57 PM

The Fields medal recognizes the outstanding mathematical achievements of candidates who were under 40 years old at the start of the year.

CAUCHER BIRKAR. Image from https://www.dpmms.cam.ac.uk/~cb496/

Math 'genius' Maryam Mirzakhani dies, aged 40

Jul 15, 2017 - 9:42 PM

UPDATED The Iranian born mathematician is the first woman to win the Fields Medal widely viewed as the Nobel Prize of mathematics

MARYAM MIRZAKHANI. Stanford University professor Maryam Mirzakhani, first female recipient of the prestigious Fields Medal. Image courtesy Maryam Mirzakhani/Stanford University

Iranian is first woman to win mathematics 'Nobel'

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:34 AM

UPDATED Maryam Mirzakhani a Harvard educated mathematician and professor at Stanford University in California is one of four winners of the Fields Medal

Stanford University Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, first female recipient of the prestigious Fields Medal. Image courtesy Maryam Mirzakhani/Stanford University