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Who is India-born Fields medal winner Akshay Venkatesh?

The New Delhi-born mathematician was recognised for his use of dynamics theory, which studies the equations of moving objects to solve problems in number theory.

Maths that won Fields Medal: number theory diversified, optimal transport

India-origin Akshay Venkatesh takes number theory to new disciplines, Germany’s Peter Scholze works on ‘perfectoid spaces’


Trailblazer mathematics genius dies of breast cancer at 40

Iranian-origin Maryam Mirzakhani was first woman to win Fields Medal. Her work on curved spaces will have an enduring impact on science, says Manjul Bhargava who won Fields Medal with her in 2014

India needs to fix attitude to maths and pure science, says Fields Medal winner

Bhargava is currently R Brandon Fradd Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University.

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