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Ingrid Daubechies Benjamin Franklin Medal Awarded In 2011

Ingrid Daubechies

Ingrid Daubechies

Award Name : Benjamin Franklin Medal

Year of Award : 2011

Award for : Science and Engineering

Location : Durham, North Carolina, United States


Baroness Ingrid Daubechies (born 17 August 1954) is a Belgian physicist and mathematician. Between 2004 and 2011 she was the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor in the mathematics and applied mathematics departments at Princeton University.In January 2011 she moved to Duke University as a Professor in mathematics. She is the first woman president of the International Mathematical Union (2011–2014). She is best known for her work with wavelets in image compression.She received Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering from the Franklin Institute in 2011.


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