2011 News Archive
UCLA Mathematics Professor Chandrashekhar Khare and his collaborator Jean-Pierre Wintenberger were awarded the 2011 Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Number Theory by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for their remarkable proof of Serre's modularity conjecture.
Professor Greg Hjorth died of a heart attack in his birth city of Melbourne, Australia, on Jan. 13. He was 47. Hjorth was recognized as a young chess whiz in his primary school years. He quickly advanced to tournament chess, becoming joint Commonwealth Champion in 1983 and earning his International Master title in 1984.