Indian-origin mathematician Akshay Venkatesh gets prestigious Nobel prize

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Akshay Venkatesh, a renowned Indian-Australian mathematician,is one of four winners of mathematics’ prestigious Fields medal, known as the Nobel prize for math.

Mathematician Aakshay Venkatesh Noble Prize

The Fields awards are given every four years into the many promising mathematicians under the age of 40. The trophy has been inaugurated in 1932 in the request of Canadian mathematician John Charles Fields, that conducted the 1924 Mathematics Congress in Toronto. Each participant receives a 15,000 Canadian-dollar money decoration. At least 2, and four individuals, are always respected at the award ceremony.

By being a child prodigy to getting among the most famous researchers in the sphere of math, Venkatesh’s travel was filled with accomplishments and accolades.

Akshay Venkatesh transferred into Perth, Australiaalong together with his parents after he was two.

He engaged in mathematics and mathematics Olympiads– that the greatest foreign contests for high school students — also won awards in the 2 subjects in ages 11 and 12, respectively.

Akshay Venkatesh completed high school when he was 13 and moved into the University of Western Australia, graduating with first class honors in math in 1997, at age 16.

Back in 2002, he also earned his Ph.D. at age 20. Ever since that time, he’s gone from holding a post-doctoral place at MIT into getting a Clay Research Fellow as well as today a professor in Stanford University.

His analysis has been recognized with several awards, such as the Ostrowski Prize, the Infosys Prize, the Salem Prize and also Sastra Ramanujan Prize and now Nobel Prize.

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