Three Mathematicians Honored with the 2023 L’Oréal-UNESCO Young Talents France Prize
The 2023 laureates of the L'Oréal-UNESCO Young Talents France For Women in Science program were announced on Tuesday, October 10. Highlighted among them are three female mathematicians: Mingmin Zhang, Alesia Herasimenka, and Margaux Zaffran.
The Jeunes Talents France L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program aims to promote and support the involvement of young women in scientific research. It identifies and rewards talented young female researchers in life and environmental sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, computer science and information sciences, as well as engineering and technology.
This year, the three awardees are distinguished mathematicians:
A doctoral student at EDF R&D, affiliated with the Centre for Applied Mathematics (CNRS/Ecole Polytechnique/Inria), she is acknowledged for her research on "Quantifying Uncertainty to Optimize Electrical Production, Medical Diagnostics, or Climate Modeling."