The recipient of the Haim Nessyahu Prize for outstanding PhD is Dr. Lior Yanovski, currently at the Max-Planck Institute in Bonn. Dr. Yanovski's dissertation was submitted to the Hebrew University, and included original and creative results in chromatic homotopy theory and infinity categories. His advisor was Prof. Tomer Schlank.
On this episode of HUJI Bites, Prof. Tamar Ziegler, the Henry and Manya Noskwith Chair of Mathematics at the Einstein Institute of Mathematics at the Hebrew University – and a former Ph.D. student of Furstenberg’s - speaks with her former professor about his love for the field and why sometimes even the most difficult of problems are worth solving.
Congratulation to Dr. Shai Evra who will recieve the 2020 Nessyahu Prize of the Israel Mathematical Union. The Haim Nessyahu Prize in Mathematics is awarded annually as part of a national contest of excellent Ph.D. dissertations in sciences.
Congratulations to Prof. David Kazhdan recipient of the 2020 Shaw Prize.
The prize was awarded to Prof. Kazhdan and Prof. Beilinson (Chicago) by the Shaw Prize Foundation
"for their huge influence on and profound contributions to representation theory, as well as many other areas of mathematics."
Congratulations to Prof. Karim Adiprasito recipient of the 2020 EMS Prize.
Every four years, the European Mathematical Society awards 10 EMS Prizes. The EMS Prizes are awarded “to young researchers not older than 35 years, of European nationality or working in Europe, in recognition of excellent contributions in mathematics.”
Usually awarded during the European Congress of Mathematics, the names of the EMS Prizewinners have been announced, since the Congress has been postponed to 2021.
Prof. Alex Lubotzky is one of the reciepients of the 2020 European Research Council’s prestigious Advanced Grant for groundbreaking research "Stability and Testability: Groups and Codes". Read more about Prof. Lubobtzky awarded 2020 ERC Advanced Grant
Dear Hebrew University Community,
We are thrilled to announce that Professor Hillel Furstenberg of the Einstein Institute has won the 2020 Abel Prize—the Nobel Prize of Mathematics! Read more about Professor Hillel Furstenberg has won the 2020 Abel Prize!