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Abel Prize Winners, 2015

John Nash, Louis Nirenberg - 2015 Abel Prize

Nobel Laureate John Nash Jr., and Louis Nirenberg, were named as co-winners of the 2015 Abel Prize by the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters.  The Academy stated that the two "mathematical giants of the 20th century" made breakthroughs that have become "essential tools for the study of nonlinear partial differential equations."

The 86 year old Nash, perhaps most notably known for the 2001 film, "A Beautiful Mind", is a senior research mathematician at Princeton University.  He won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1994 for his work in game theory.

The 90 year old Nirenberg is a Professor Emeritus at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and has had "one of the longest and most feted careers in mathematics" with many results named after him and his collaborators.

For more information, check out the homepage for The Abel Prize.

Spotlight on AMS

Congratulations to Carson Kent

Carson Kent is a recent recipient of a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) for his research proposal on Quantum Error Correction in the field of Computational and Mathematical Engineering.  The GRF provides 3 years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering.

Carson is joined by 4 other outstanding Mines students, Ashley Bucsek in Mechanical Engineering, Katerina Gonzales in Geophysical Engineering, Kimberly Slinski in Hydrologic Science & Engineering, and Bradley Wilson in Geophysical Engineering.

Congratulations Carson on an excellent proposal and good luck on your future research!

 

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