The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
Grigori Perelman
A reclusive Russian mathematician has been awarded a million dollars for proving a theory which has baffled some of the finest brains for a century. Grigory ...
Péter Frankl
Péter Frankl (born 26 March 1953 in Kaposvár, Somogy County, Hungary) is a Hungarian mathematician and street performer. Frankl studied Mathematics in University Paris Diderot and has lived in Japan s...
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Boáz Klartag
Boáz Klartag (Hebrew: ‏בועז קלרטג‎; born 25 April 1978) is an Israeli mathematician. He currently is an Associate Professor with the Department of Pure Mathematics of Tel Aviv University, where ...
Sherry Gong
Sherry Gong is a graduate student in mathematics at MIT. She is the second U.S. woman (after Alison Miller won in 2004 ) to win a gold medal in the International Mathematical Olympiad, which Gong won ...
Grigory Margulis
Gregori Aleksandrovich Margulis (Russian: Григо́рий Алекса́ндрович Маргу́лис, first name often given as Gregory, Grigori or Grigory; born February 24, 1946) is a Russian mathematician known for hi...
Imre Z. Ruzsa
Imre Z. Ruzsa (born 23 July 1953) is a Hungarian mathematician specializing in number theory. Ruzsa participated in the International Mathematical Olympiad for Hungary, winning a silver medal in 1969,...
Maryam Mirzakhani
Maryam Mirzakhani (Persian: مریم میرزاخانی‎; born May 1977) is an Iranian mathematician working in the United States. Since 1 September 2008, she has served as a professor of mathematics at Stan...
Alan Dix
Alan Dix is a British author and university professor, specialising in human–computer interaction. He is one of the four co-authors of the university level textbook Human–Computer Interaction. He was ...
Raúl Chávez Sarmiento
Raúl Arturo Chávez Sarmiento (born 24 October 1997) is a Peruvian child prodigy in mathematics. At the age of 700111000000000000011 years, 7002271000000000000271 days, he won a bronze medal ...
Peter Scholze
Peter Scholze (born 11 December 1987) is a German mathematician known for his work in arithmetic algebraic geometry. He is a professor at the University of Bonn.
Peter Scholze was born in Dresden....
Alexander Merkurjev
Aleksandr Sergeyevich Merkurjev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Сергее́вич Мерку́рьев, born September 25, 1955) is a Russian-born American mathematician, who has made major contributions to the field of alge...
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Paul Vojta
Paul Alan Vojta (born September 30, 1957) is an American mathematician, known for his work in number theory on diophantine geometry and diophantine approximation.
In formulating a number of striki...
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Raphael Douady
Raphael Douady (born November 15, 1959 in Paris) is a French mathematician and economist at Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, Paris Sorbonne University, an invited professor at New York University Pol...
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Robert Kleinberg
Robert David Kleinberg is an American theoretical computer scientist and Associate Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University.
Robert Kleinberg was one of the finalists at the 1989 Mathco...
Matthew Cook
Matthew Cook (born February 7, 1970) is a mathematician and computer scientist who proved Stephen Wolfram's conjecture that the Rule 110 cellular automaton is Turing-complete.
Cook was born in Mor...
Teodor von Burg
Teodor von Burg (Serbian Cyrillic: Теодор фон Бург, born January 26, 1993 in Belgrade) is a mathematics student from Serbia. As of July 2012, he is the most successful participant of the Internati...
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Michał Misiurewicz
Michał Misiurewicz (born November 9, 1948) is a Polish mathematician. He is known for his contributions to chaotic dynamical systems and fractal geometry, notably the Misiurewicz point.Misiurewicz par...
Nikolai Durov
Nikolai Valeryevich Durov (Russian: Никола́й Вале́рьевич Ду́ров; born 21 November 1980) is a Russian programmer and mathematician. He is the elder brother of Pavel Durov, together with whom he fou...
Jacob Lurie
Jacob Alexander Lurie (born December 7, 1977) is an American mathematician, who is a professor at Harvard University.
When he was a student in the Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science Magnet...
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Alexander Razborov
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Razborov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Разбо́ров,English: Alexander Razborov; born February 16, 1963), sometimes known as Sasha Razborov, is a Soviet and Russian...
Lenhard Ng
Lenhard Ng (born 1976, United States) is an American mathematician, working primarily on symplectic geometry. Ng is an associate professor of mathematics at Duke University.
Lenhard Ng is an Ameri...
Adam Logan
Adam Logan (born 1975 in Kingston, Ontario) is a research mathematician and a top Canadian Scrabble player. He won the World Scrabble Championship in 2005, beating Pakorn Nemitrmansuk of Thailand 3-0 ...
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Frankl
Frankl is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Vladimir Drinfel'd
Vladimir Gershonovich Drinfeld (Russian: Влади́мир Гершо́нович Дри́нфельд, Ukrainian: Володимир Гершонович Дрінфельд Volodymyr Hershonovych Drinfeld; born February 14, 1954) is a Ukrainian mat...
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Peter B. Kronheimer
Peter Benedict Kronheimer (born 1963) is a British mathematician, known for his work on gauge theory and its applications to 3- and 4-dimensional topology. He is William Casper Graustein Professor of ...