Professor Zeev Dvir awarded the Denés König Prize
June 28, 2012
Professor Zeev Dvir received the Dénes König Prize in recognition of his paper "On the size of Kakeya sets in finite fields," Journal of the American Mathematical Society 20 (4): 1093-1097 (2009).
The prize is awarded every two years at the biennial SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics to a junior researcher(s) for outstanding research in an area of discrete mathematics, based on a publication by the candidate published in a peer-reviewed journal. This years conference was held at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
For more information on the Denés König Prize: http://www.siam.org/prizes/sponsored/konig.php