SASTRA Ramanujan Prize

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The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize, founded by Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) located near Kumbakonam, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan's hometown, is awarded every year to a young mathematician judged to have done outstanding work in Ramanujan's fields of interest. The age limit for the prize has been set at 32 (the age at which Ramanujan died), and the current award is $10,000.


An F symbol denotes mathematicians who later earned a Fields Medal.

Year Name Institution
2005 Manjul BhargavaF

Kannan Soundararajan

Princeton University

University of Michigan

2006 Terence TaoF University of California at Los Angeles
2007 Ben Green Cambridge University
2008 Akshay VenkateshF Stanford University
2009 Kathrin Bringmann University of Cologne, Germany, and University of Minnesota, USA
2010 Wei Zhang Harvard University
2011 Roman Holowinsky[1] Ohio State University
2012 Zhiwei Yun[2] Stanford University
2013 Peter ScholzeF[3] University of Bonn
2014 James Maynard[4] Oxford University, England, and University of Montreal, Canada
2015 Jacob Tsimerman University of Toronto, Canada
2016 Kaisa Matomäki

Maksym Radziwill[5]

University of Turku, Finland;

McGill University, Canada, and Rutgers University, USA

2017 Maryna Viazovska[6] École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
2018 Yifeng Liu

Jack Thorne[7]

Yale University, USA;

Cambridge University, United Kingdom

2019 Adam Harper[8] University of Warwick, England (UK)
2020 Shai Evra[9] Princeton University, USA, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
2021 Will Sawin[10] Columbia University, USA

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