Maryna Viazovska

Ukrainian mathematician (born 1984)

Maryna Sergiivna Viazovska (Ukrainian: Марина Сергіївна Вязовська,[2] pronounced [mɐˈrɪnɐ wʲɐˈzɔu̯sʲkɐ]; born 2 December 1984)[3] is a Ukrainian mathematician. She is known for her work in sphere packing. She is full professor and Chair of Number Theory at the Institute of Mathematics of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. She was awarded the Fields Medal in 2022.[4][5]

Maryna Viazovska
Viazovska in 2013 at Oberwolfach
Born (1984-12-02) 2 December 1984 (age 39)[1]
Alma mater
Known forSphere-packing problem
AwardsSalem Prize (2016)
Clay Research Award (2017)
SASTRA Ramanujan Prize (2017)
European Prize in Combinatorics (2017)
New Horizons in Mathematics Prize (2018)
Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics (2019)
Fermat Prize (2019)
EMS Prize (2020)
Fields Medal (2022)
Scientific career
ThesisModular Functions and Special Cycles (2013)
Doctoral advisorsDon Zagier
Werner Müller

References change

  1. Epfl, Communication (7 May 2022), An EPFL mathematician is awarded a Fields Medal (in French), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, archived from the original on 5 July 2022, retrieved 6 July 2022
  2. "Вязовська М.С.", Catalogues (in Ukrainian), Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine, archived from the original on 2 August 2014, retrieved 6 April 2016
  3. Maryna Viazovska (in German), German National Library, archived from the original on 30 July 2018, retrieved 7 April 2016
  4. "Fields Medals 2022". International Mathematical Union. Archived from the original on 5 July 2022. Retrieved 5 July 2022.
  5. Lin, Thomas; Klarreich, Erica (5 July 2022). "In Times of Scarcity, War and Peace, a Ukrainian Finds the Magic in Math". Quanta Magazine. Archived from the original on 5 July 2022. Retrieved 5 July 2022.