Clay Mathematics Institute

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Maryam Mirzakhani

Maryam Mirzakhani received her PhD from Harvard University in 2004 under the supervision of Curtis T. McMullen. In her thesis she showed how to compute the Weil-Petersson volume of the moduli space of bordered Riemann surfaces.  Her research interests include Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, ergodic theory and symplectic geometry.  Maryam was appointed as a Clay Research Fellow for a term of four years beginning July 2004.