Mirzakhani to Speak on Geometry of Surfaces, Laminations,
and Dynamics over the Moduli Space of Riemann Surfaces

picture of Mirzakhani

Maryam Mirzakhani, Princeton University, will deliver an AMS-MAA Invited Address on Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 11:10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.. She will speak on Geometry of surfaces, laminations, and dynamics over the moduli space of Riemann surfaces. This lecture will be held in Ballroom Salons 1 and 2, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park.

Maryam Mirzakhani (Born 1977 Tehran) is an Iranian mathematician whose research interests include Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, ergodic theory, and symplectic geometry.

Mirzakhani obtained her BSc in Mathematics (1999) from the Sharif University of Technology. She holds a PhD from Harvard University (2004), where she worked under the supervision of the Fields Medallist Curtis McMullen. She was a Clay Mathematics Institute Research Fellow from 2004 - July 2008 and is a professor at Princeton University.

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