Is Maryam Mirzakhani alive?

Deceased (1977–2017)
Maryam Mirzakhani/Living or Deceased

What Maryam Mirzakhani did?

Maryam Mirzakhani, (born May 3, 1977, Tehrān, Iran—died July 14, 2017, Palo Alto, California, U.S.), Iranian mathematician who became (2014) the first woman and the first Iranian to be awarded a Fields Medal.

What is the Maryam Mirzakhani award?

Fields Medal
Blumenthal AwardRuth Lyttle Satter Prize in MathematicsClay Research Award
Maryam Mirzakhani/Awards

Where did Maryam earn her PhD?

She then went to the United States for graduate work, earning a PhD in 2004 from Harvard University, where she worked under the supervision of the Fields Medalist Curtis T. McMullen.

Is Maryam Mirzakhani a genius?

Winning the most prestigious award in mathematics is a great honor. Mirzakhani—one of the most eminent mathematicians in recent years—lived a short life, just 40 years. But according to her colleagues, her achievements began a new era in her field.

How old was Maryam Mirzakhani when she died?

40 years (1977–2017)
Maryam Mirzakhani/Age at death
Maryam Mirzakhani, May 12, 1977-July 14, 2017 Maryam Mirzakhani, the only woman to win a Fields Medal, died on July 14 at the age of 40. Mirzakhani was a professor at Stanford University and a highly original mathematician who made a host of striking contributions to geometry and dynamical systems.

Where is Maryam Mirzakhani buried?

July 18, 2017
Maryam Mirzakhani/Date of burial

Who is the best mathematician in the world?

The best 10 mathematicians are:

  • Leonhard Euler.
  • Srinivasa Ramanujan.
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss.
  • Isaac Newton.
  • Euclid.
  • Archimedes.
  • Aryabhatta.
  • Gottfried W.

How many females have won the Fields Medal?

one female recipient
Along its history since 1936, the Fields Medal has had only one female recipient: Maryam Mirzakhani from Iran, in 2014.

Who is No 1 mathematician in the world?

Sir Isaac Newton PRS was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution. He is the only human being to be argued as the greatest mathematician ever and the greatest physicist ever at the same time.