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Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics

Ruth Lyttle SatterThe Satter Prize recognizes an outstanding contribution to mathematics research by a woman in the previous six years.

Prize Details
The US$5,000 prize is awarded every two years.

Next Prize
January 2015

Nomination Deadline
June 30, 2014

Most Recent Prize: 2013

Maryam Mirzakhani was awarded the 2013 Satter Prize for her deep contributions to the theory of moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces.

About this Prize
This prize was established in 1990 using funds donated by Joan S. Birman in memory of her sister, Ruth Lyttle Satter. Professor Birman requested that the prize be established to honor her sister's commitment to research and to encouraging women in science.

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Photo courtesy of Joan Birman.