Alumni Awarded Artin Junior Prize

Dr. Hrant Hakobyan, a University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics postdoctoral fellow from July 2007 to June 2010 with Professor Ilia Binder, has been awarded the 2010 Emil Artin Junior Prize in Mathematics.
An excerpt from the AMS notices posting: Hrant Hakobyan of Kansas State University has been awarded the 2010 Emil Artin Junior Prize in Mathematics.

Established in 2001, the Emil Artin Junior Prize in Mathematics carries a cash award of US$1,000 and is presented usually every year to a student or former student of an Armenian university under the age of thirty-five for outstanding contributions to algebra, geometry, topology, and number theory—the fields in which Emil Artin made major contributions”

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Our congratulations go to Dr. Hakobyan on this accomplishment.