AUTHOR: CRAIG MONTESANO, pp. 23
DATE: May 16, 1994
Mathematician Gang Tian, a professor of mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University (NYU), is the recipient of the 1994 Alan T. Waterman Award, presented by the National Science Foundation and the National Science Board (NSB) to an outstanding researcher, 35 years of age or younger, in any field of science or engineering supported by NSF.
The prize consists of a citation, a bronze medal, and a grant of $500,000 over a three-year period for scientific research or advanced study at the institution of the recipient's choice.
Award ceremonies were held at the State Department in Washington, D.C., on May 4.
Widely regarded as one of the world's leading young experts in differential geometry, Tian, 35, is known...