The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Cornell University are pleased to announce that Shabnam Akhtari (University of Oregon) has been awarded the 2021–2022 Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize. Shabnam Akhtari was selected to receive the Michler Prize to pursue her proposed research on classical Diophantine equations, in particular to study index form equations and their applications to understanding the structure of rings in algebraic number fields. A full press release is attached.
The Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize was established through a generous donation from Ruth’s parents Gerhard and Waltraud Michler of Essen, Germany. The award grants a mid-career mathematician a residential fellowship in the Cornell University Mathematics Department without teaching obligations.
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