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Neena Gupta wins Ramanujan Prize

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Neena Gupta wins Ramanujan Prize

And the young Indian mathematician Neena Gupta proves anything is possible!

Awarded Ramanujan Prize

Neena Gupta, 37 years old mathematician has won the prestigious Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from developing countries. She has received an award for her work in the fields of algebra and geometry.

Above all, this award is special as Neena Gupta is the fourth Indian woman to receive such an honour in her field.

What is Ramanujan Award?

Every year, Ramanujan Prize is given to an eminent Mathematician from developing countries. The mathematician should be less than 45 years of age on 31 December of the year of the award and should have conducted some outstanding research. The award is given by International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste and is sponsored by the Department of Science & Technology.

Neena Gupta is hard-working and a dreamer from a young age

At the young age of 37 years, Neena has received several awards. This proves if you dream big then you can achieve anything, regardless of whether you are a boy or a girl.

She also won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award in 2019. Moreover, this award represents the highest honour given to someone in the field of mathematics and science in India.

Anything is possible

Her works have been mentioned in several research papers and she has assisted several professors in her career.

Solving difficult problems with curiosity and determination seems to be her key area of interest. For example, in the year 2014, she solved a 70-year-old problem in algebra – “Zariski cancellation problem”. She was awarded the Young Scientist award for this achievement.

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