Mathematician Jacob Tsimerman won 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize

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Who: Jacob Tsimerman
What: Chosen for 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize
When: 28 September 2015

Mathematician Jacob Tsimerman of the University of Toronto, Canada on 28 September 2015 was chosen for the prestigious 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize.

Tsimerman is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the University of Toronto. He primarily conducts research in Number Theory.

He will be conferred with the prize during the International Conference on Number Theory at SASTRA University in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu where the prize is given annually.

About SASTRA Ramanujan Prize

Founded by Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) University in 2005 after the name of the genius mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, the SASTRA Ramanujan Prize is awarded every year to a young mathematician.

The age limit for the prize is 32 years as Ramanujan died at 32. The current prize money for the award is 10000 US Dollars.