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Nemmers Prize

Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in Mathematics

The Nemmers Prize is awarded for achievement and work of lasting significance in the field of mathematics. In particular, the prize recognizes major contributions to new knowledge or the development of significant new modes of analysis. The prize is currently $200,000. Recipients are selected in even-numbered years, and as a condition of the award, spend several weeks in residence at Northwestern University interacting with students and faculty.  Seminars and conferences are often held in conjunction with their visits.  Click here for more information regarding the Nemmers Prizes.

Prof. Anantharaman was selected “for her profound contributions to microlocal analysis and mathematical physics, in particular to problems of localization and delocalization of eigenfunctions.”  Anantharaman is a professor at the Institute for Advanced Mathematical Research at the University of Strasbourg.  She studies quantum chaos, dynamical systems, the Schrödinger equation, and harmonic analysis on large graphs.  A visit to Northwestern University campus and a lecture series will be planned (likely 2021-22).

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