Indian Mathematician Nikhil Srivastava Named Joint Winner Of Michael And Sheila Held Prize
Jan. 23, 2021

Nikhil Srivastava, a young Indian mathematician, has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others for solving long-standing questions on the Kadison-Singer problem and on Ramanujan graphs.

Mr Srivastava from the University of California, Berkeley, Adam Marcus, the Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Daniel Alan Spielman from Yale University will receive the 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize, the National Academy of Sciences said in the statement.

The prize consists of a medal and USD 100,000.

Mr Srivastava is currently Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of California.

Source: NDTV