The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022 will be awarded to Yunqing Tang Assistant Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. The Award is instituted by the Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) in 2005. The award includes a cash prize of $10,000 and it is presented annually to individuals aged 32 and below, who made an outstanding contribution to the field of mathematics.
Key Points related to the SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022
- Ms. Yunqing Tang’s works display a remarkable combination of sophisticated techniques in which the arithmetic and geometry of modular curves and Shimura varieties play a central role.
- Tang’s recent woke in collaboration with Frank Calegari and Vesselin Dimitrov on the modular equation is of great significance.
- Ms. Yunqing Tang is praised as one of the deepest and most creative Mathematicians of her age.
- The prize will be awarded at the International Conference on Number Theory during December 20-22, 2022 at SASTRA University.
About Yunqing Tang
Ms. Yunqing Tang was born in China and she completed her B.Sc at Peking University in 2011, following which she went to Harvard University for higher education. In 2016, she completed her Ph.D. under the supervision of Mark Kisin.