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Indian woman in mathematics Neena Gupta receives the 2021 Ramanujan Prize

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)

Professor Neena Gupta received the Prize for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry and commutative algebra, in particular for her solution of the Zariski cancellation problem for affine spaces. She is the third woman to receive the Ramanujan Prize, which was first awarded in 2005 and is administered by ICTP jointly with the Department of Science and Technology (DST, Government of India), and the International Mathematical Union (IMU). The Prize is awarded annually to a researcher from a developing country who is less than 45 years of age on 31 December of the year of the award, and who has conducted outstanding research in a developing country. More information on the Mathematics Prize announcement here.