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Double Technion graduate Professor Maria Chudnovsky wins genius grant

Double Technion graduate Professor Maria Chudnovsky wins genius grant
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Thursday, 18 October 2012 16:11

Columbia University Professor Maria Chudnovsky, and double Technion graduate (BA in Math, 1966, MSc in Math, 1999) is one of 23 MacArthur Fellows for 2012.

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The award, in the amount of $500,000, is popularly known as the “genius grant.”

Prof. Chudnovsky, 35, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia.

She is the second Technion graduate to win this award in the past three years (both of them women): Cornell Prof. Michal Lipson, who received all three of her degrees at the Technion – BSc., MSc and PhD, all in Physics. Read more about Prof. Chudnovsky. 

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