Indian Professor Neena Gupta wins 2021 Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians
- The Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians for the year 2021 has been conferred upon Professor Neena Gupta, a mathematician of the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata.
- She has received the award for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry and commutative algebra.
- Prof Gupta is the fourth Indian and second female winner of the award from the country.
About Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians
- The Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians is named after the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
- The prize is awarded annually by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy since 2005.
- It recognises a researcher, less than 45 years of age, who has conducted outstanding research in a developing country.
- The prize is funded jointly by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India in association with ICTP, and the International Mathematical Union (IMU).
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