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Melanie Wood

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Melanie Wood
Melanie Wood in 2007
Born1981 (age 42–43)
Alma materDuke University
University of Cambridge, Trinity College
Princeton University
AwardsMorgan Prize (2004)

NSF CAREER Award (2017)

AWM-Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory (2018)
Scientific career
InstitutionsStanford University
University of Wisconsin
University of California, Berkeley
Harvard University
ThesisModuli spaces for rings and ideals (2009)
Doctoral advisorManjul Bhargava

Melanie Matchett Wood (born 1981) is an American mathematician from Harvard University. She was the first woman to qualify for the U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad Team.[1][2]

She completed her Ph.D. in 2009 at Princeton University, and is now Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University. After her PhD she was Chancellor's Professor of Mathematics at UC Berkeley and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin. She spent two years as Szegö Assistant Professor at Stanford University.

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  1. "Melanie Wood". people.math.harvard.edu. Retrieved 2021-03-30.
  2. "Melanie Wood". Wonder Women. Archived from the original on 2021-12-19. Retrieved 2021-03-30.