Maryam Mirzakhani مریم میرزاخانی (Born 3 May 1977 Tehran) is an Iranian mathematician effective Professor of Mathematics (since September 1, 2008) at Stanford University. Her research interests include Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, ergodic theory, and symplectic geometry.
- 1993 at age 16 Farzanegan high school in Tehran-Iran. (score 20/20 – Physic & Math).
- 1999 at age 22 B.S.c in MathematicsSharif University of Technology, Tehran-Iran.
- 2004 at age 27 PH.D in MathematicsHarvard University.
- 2005 at age 28 Fellow and professor in Mathematic at Princeton University.
- 2008 at age 31 professor in Mathematic at Standford University.
- The Erdős number 3!
- 1994 at age 17 in Hong Kong, Brilliant Teenager! After receiving gold medal in
- International Mathematical Olympiad (score 41 of total 42).
- 1995 at age 18 in Canada, gold medal winner of International Mathematical Olympiad (score 42 of total 42).
- 2005 winner of Brilliant’ minds honored.
- 2005 Popular Science winner of Top Brilliant 10 Award.
- 2009 winner of American Mathematical Society.
She found international recognition as a brilliant teenager after receiving gold medals in both the International Mathematical Olympiad (Hong Kong 1994) in which she scored 41 out of 42 points, ranking her 23rd jointly with five other participants, and in the International Mathematical Olympiad (Canada 1995) with a perfect score of 42 out of 42 points, ranking her 1st jointly with 14 other participants.
She is the most successful ever Iranian participant in the Olympiad.
She is a Clay Mathematics Institute Research Fellow and a professor at Princeton University.
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY.
Volume 20, Number 1, January 2007, Pages 1–23.
Article electronically published on March 8, 2006.
WEIL-PETERSSON VOLUMES AND INTERSECTION THEORY.
ON THE MODULI SPACE OF CURVES.
Simple geodesics and Weil-Petersson volumes of the moduli spaces of bordered Riemann surface.