Person: Viazovska, Maryna


Maryna Viazovska is a Ukrainian mathematician who is professor at the Chair of Number Theory at the Institute of Mathematics of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. She solved the sphere-packing problem in dimension 8 and, in collaboration with others, the sphere-packing problem in dimension 24.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 2 November 1984, Kiev, Ukranian SSR (now Kyiv, Ukraine).

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Prize Clay Research Award, Origin Ukraine, Women

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive