Celebrating the Mathematical Work of

Celebrating the Mathematical Work of

Professor Maryam Mirzakhani

Professor Maryam Mirzakhani

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 2:00 to 4:30 PM, Mathematics Building, Room 4000A, UCLA

Professor Lotfi Zadeh, Father of Mathematical "Fuzzy Logic",

Professor Lotfi Zadeh, Father of Mathematical "Fuzzy Logic",

passed away at the age of 96

2017 Awards Ceremony

2017 Awards  Ceremony

Professor Madjid Samii

Named World Top Neurosurgeon

Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis

Wins NASA’s Top Award

APSIH statement on grievous passing of Professor Maryam Mirzakhani

Members of the Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage (APSIH) are in deep sorrow for the passing of Professor Maryam Mirzakhani and extend their deepest condolences to all Iranians, especially her family and friends. Professor Mirzakhani, in addition to being a mother and a wife, was also a world renown genius, and the first woman to win the most prestigious award in mathematics, the Fields Medal. Professor Mirzakhani was born in 1977 in Tehran/Iran. She received the International Mathematical Olympiad’s gold medal in 1994 and 1995. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from

Professor Mirzakhani was born in 1977 in Tehran/Iran. She received the International Mathematical Olympiad’s gold medal in 1994 and 1995. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran/Iran in 1999, and her doctoral degree from Harvard University in 2004. After her doctorate at Harvard, professor Mirzakhani accepted a position as assistant professor at Princeton University and as a research fellow at the Clay Mathematics Institute before joining the Stanford faculty. She became a full professor of mathematics at Stanford at the age of 31. 

The brilliance of this extraordinary scientist and modest human being will always be remembered and could be considered a badge of honor for all Iranians.

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