SASTRA Ramanujan Prize

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    The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022 will be awarded to Yunqing Tang, Assistant Professor with the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

    • Ms. Yunqing’s works “display a remarkable combination of sophisticated techniques, in which the arithmetic and geometry of modular curves and of Shimura varieties play a central role, and her results and methods are bound to have major impact on future research in this area.”

    About SASTRA Ramanujan Prize

    • The award, instituted by the Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) in 2005 with a cash prize of $10,000, is presented annually to individuals aged 32 and below, who made outstanding contributions in the field of mathematics, influenced by Srinivasa Ramanjuan in a broad sense.

    Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920)

    • He  was the greatest Indian mathematician of modern times. He was also one of the greatest mathematicians of all time in the world.
    • His contributions to the theory of numbers include pioneering discoveries of the properties of the partition function.

    Source:TH