Maryam Mirzakhani made dramatic advances in our understanding of the geometry and dynamics of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces. After receiving her PhD from Harvard in 2004, under the guidance of Curtis McMullen, she was a Clay fellow and professor at Princeton University before coming to Stanford University for the remainder of her career. Stanford will host a conference during May 18-20, 2018 to honor the remarkable contributions that Maryam made to mathematics and to the mathematical community. The speakers will consist of people who were close to her mathematically and personally. We hope the conference will provide both a reminder of the work that she left us and a glimpse of where it might lead in the future.


Ben Dozier
Jon Chaika
David Dumas
Alex Eskin
François Labourie
Elon Lindenstrauss
Curtis McMullen*
Amir Mohammadi
Hee Oh
Kasra Rafi
Jenya Sapir
Amie Wilkinson
Alex Wright
Anton Zorich

Registration and Funding

Some funding is available to participate in this conference, primarily for graduate students and postdocs. If you are planning to attend, we ask that you register here, regardless of whether or not you are requesting funding. This will greatly aid our planning. Funding requests can be made as part of the registration process. Decisions concerning funding will be made by April 1st.


Alex Eskin
Steven Kerckhoff
Rafe Mazzeo
Alex Wright


We gratefully acknowledge financial support from the GEAR Network and from the Stanford Mathematics Research Center.

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