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.
Prof. Hillel Furstenberg's picture was added to the Hebrew University "wall of Nobels".
University administration representatives were joined by senior faculty from the Einstein Institute of Mathematics and family members for an "unveiling" ceremony where Prof. Hillel Furstenberg's picture was added to the Hebrew University's "Wall of Nobels".
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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."