Marithania Silvero Casanova was not yet born when Louis Kauffman stated in 1983 the conjecture that established that two particular families of knots were equivalent. Silvero, born in Huelva in 1989, refuted the conjecture in 2015. Her finding has been recognized with the Vicent Caselles research prize, awarded by the Royal Spanish Mathematical Society and the BBVA Foundation.
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CWM invites proposals for funding of up to €3000 for activities or initiatives taking place in 2020, aimed at either (a) establishing or supporting networks for women in mathematics, preferably at the continental or regional level, and with priority given to networks in developing or emerging countries or (b) organizing a mathematical school open to all with all women speakers and mainly women organisers or (c) orgaizing research workshops geared towards establishing research networks for women by fostering research collaborations during the event or (d) other i
For her foundational contributions to group theory and combinatorics, Cheryl Praeger was awarded the Prime Minister's Science Prize during a ceremony at the Parliament House on October 16, 2019. Cheryl Praeger is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Western Australia.
In recognition of Dr. Mirzakhani’s remarkable life and achievements, the National Academy of Sciences has established a newly named Maryam Mirzakhani Prize in Mathematics (formerly the NAS Award in Mathematics, which was established in 1988 by the American Mathematical Society in honor of its centennial). The prize will be awarded biennially for exceptional contributions to the mathematical sciences by a mid-career mathematician. Nominations for the inaugural Mirzakhani Prize are due by October 7, 2019.
Carola Schönlieb has received the 2019 Calderon Prize, which is a prize for the Inverse Problems field (awarded biennially starting in 2007). Carola Schönlieb is the first woman mathematician that received this award, her work being in image processing and partial differential equations.
Carola Schönlieb is the current covenor of European Women in Mathematics.