# News

## Prof. Jennifer Balakrishnan wins 2022 AWM-Microsoft Research Prize

The Association for Women in Mathematics is pleased to announce that the recipient of the

2022 Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory will be Jennifer Balakrishnan, Clare

Boothe Luce Associate Professor of Mathematics at Boston University. Blakrishnan is

honored for outstanding contributions to explicit methods in number theory, particularly

for her advances in computing rational points on algebraic curves over number fields.

Established in 2012, the biennial presentation of this prize serves to highlight to the

community outstanding contributions by women in the field of algebra and number theory,

and to advance the careers of the prize recipients. This award is made possible by a

generous contribution from Microsoft Research.