Manjul Bhargava was bornon 8 August 1974 in Hamilton, Canada, American, is Mathematician. Manjul Bhargava is a Canadian-American mathematician of Indian origin known for his contributions to number theory. A winner of the Fields Medal—a prestigious award given to mathematicians under 40 years of age—in 2014, he currently serves as the R. Brandon Fradd Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University and the Stieltjes Professor of Number Theory at Leiden University. Born in Ontario, Canada, to parents who had migrated from India, he was introduced to mathematical concepts at an early age by his mother who was a mathematician at Hofstra University. He grew up to be a brilliant student and was highly gifted in mathematics—he completed all of his high school math and computer science courses by the age 14. Following high school, he completed his B.A. from Harvard University and was awarded the Morgan Prize for his research as an undergraduate. He received a Hertz Fellowship to attend Princeton University from where he completed his doctorate and embarked on an academic career. He has made several important contributions to mathematics over his career and is especially known for his 14 new Gauss-style composition laws, derived from the works of the German mathematical genius Carl Friedrich Gauss.
Bhargava was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences in 2013
In 2010 ,he was appointed to the Stieltjes Chair in Leiden University
He found success early on in his career and was appointed as a tenured Full Professor in 2003 at Princeton
Manjul Bhargava embarked on an academic career after earning his doctorate and served as a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 2001-02 and at Harvard University in 2002-03
A brilliant student, he won the 1996 Morgan Prize for his research as an undergraduate
He graduated from Plainedge High School in North Massapequa in 1992 as the class valedictorian
Manjul Bhargava was born on 8 August 1974 in Ontario, Canada