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September 22, 2022 |
Jinyoung Park, who will take up her position as Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the School in January, has been awarded a 2023 Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize. The prize is awarded to researchers "For contributions to the resolution of several major conjectures on thresholds and selector processes."
This year, three Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prizes, of $50,000 each, were awarded to women mathematicians who have recently completed their PhDs and produced important results.
Jinyoung Park is a Szegö Assistant Professor at Stanford University, working with her mentor Jacob Fox. Previously a postdoctoral member of Institute for Advanced Study (CSDM program, led by Avi Wigderson), Dr. Park will be joining SoM as an incoming faculty member in 2023.
Dr. Park's research interests include
extremal and probabilistic combinatorics,
asymptotic enumeration, and
See below for more information on the Mizakhani prize story.
For another story featuring Incoming SoM Faculty Jinyoung Park see this story.