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.

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Most Recent Prize: 2017:
Laura DeMarco was awarded the 2017 Satter Prize for her fundamental contributions to complex dynamics, potential theory, and the emerging field of arithmetic dynamics.

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 encourage women in science.

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Photo courtesy of Joan Birman.

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