Laureates include Vidita Vaidya, Nissim Kanekar, Suman Chakraborty, Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Mahesh Kakde and Rohini Pande
Infosys Science Foundation
In an exclusive interaction with Research Matters, leading scientists, including three Infosys Prize winners and a jury member, highlighted that a greater thrust on science was the need of the hour. They were sharing their impressions on the sidelines of the inauguration of the new office of the Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) that was inaugurated recently.
The Infosys Science Foundation has inaugurated its new office in South Bengaluru.
In a virtual ceremony, the Infosys Science Foundation announced six winners of the Infosys Prize for the year 2020. The annual prize, announced in six categories, recognises individuals with outstanding contributions to science and research. The prize consists of a pure gold medal, a citation and a purse of USD 100,000.
The Trustees of the Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) announced the winners of the Infosys Prize 2019 at an event held today at the Infosys campus in Electronic City, Bengaluru. The winners include Dr. Manu V. Devadevan, Dr. G Mugesh, Dr. Majula Reddy, Dr. Siddhartha Mishra, Dr. Anand Pandian and Dr. Sunita Sarawagi.
In the last one hundred and sixty years, in spite of hundreds of claims, some of them from first-class mathematicians, the Riemann Hypothesis, or the holy grail of mathematics, remains as elusive as ever. The conjecture, which originated from the work of Bernhard Riemann on the distribution of prime numbers, has now been extended and generalised into a monstrous beast. Its cunning and long arms now encompass almost all areas of mathematics, far beyond its site of origin.