Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize


The Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize is an annual prize in mathematics, awarded by the Association for Women in Mathematics to honor outstanding research by a female mathematician who has recently earned tenure. The prize funds the winner to spend a semester as a visiting faculty member at Cornell University, working with the faculty there and presenting a distinguished lecture on their research.[1][2] It is named after Ruth I. Michler (1967–2000), a German-American mathematician born at Cornell, who died young in a construction accident.[3]

The award was first offered in 2007. Its winners and their lectures have included:[1][2][4]

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  1. ^ a b Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prizes, Association for Women in Mathematics, retrieved 2019-10-26
  2. ^ a b The Ruth I Michler Memorial Prize of the AWM, MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive, retrieved 2019-10-26
  3. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Ruth Ingrid Michler", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews
  4. ^ Michler Lecture Series, Cornell University, retrieved 2019-10-26. See also Department of Mathematics Michler Lecture Series - Julie Bergner, The University of Virginia. Talk Title: 2-Segal structures and the Waldhausen S-construction, Cornell University, retrieved 2019-10-26