Maryam Mirzhakhani

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Photo credit:  Stanford University

This page at the AMS website is collecting tributes to

Maryam Mirzakhani, May 3, 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. Her work bridges several mathematical disciplines—including hyperbolic geometry, complex analysis, topology, and dynamics—and in return deeply influenced them all.”

 

 

 

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