Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics
The Satter Prize recognizes an outstanding contribution to mathematics research by a woman in the previous six years.
The US$5,000 prize is awarded every two years.
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.