Nalini Anantharaman
Nalini Anantharaman  

At the MFO associate's meeting 2016, 8th from right
 
Born 

26 February 1976
Education  École Normale Supérieure 
Alma mater  Pierre and Marie Curie University 
Awards 
Infosys Prize (2018) Henri Poincaré Prize (2012) Salem Prize (2011) Grand Prix Jacques Herbrand (2011) 
Scientific career  
Fields  Mathematical physics 
Thesis  Géodésiques fermées d'une surface sous contraintes homologiques^{[1]} (2000) 
Doctoral advisor  François Ledrappier 
Professor Nalini Anantharaman (born 26 February 1976) is a French mathematician who has won major prizes including the Henri Poincaré Prize in 2012.
Life
Nalini Florence Anantharaman was born in Paris in 1976 to two mathematicians. Her father and her mother are Professors at the University of Orléans. She entered Ecole Normale Supérieure in 1994. She completed her Ph.D in Paris under the supervision of François Ledrappier in 2000 at Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6).^{[2]} She served as associate professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, and Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau).^{[3]}
She became a full Professor, at the University of ParisSud, Orsay in 2009 following time out at the University of California in Berkeley in the year before as a Visiting Miller professor.^{[4]} From January to June 2013 she was in Princeton at the Institute for Advanced Study.^{[2]} She is now a Professor at Université de Strasbourg.
In 2012 she won the Henri Poincaré Prize for mathematical physics that she shared with Freeman Dyson, Barry Simon and fellow French woman Sylvia Serfaty.^{[5]} Anantharaman was included for her work in "quantum chaos, dynamical systems and Schrödinger equation, including a remarkable advance in the problem of quantum unique ergodicity".^{[6]} In 2011 she won the Salem Prize which is awarded for work associated with the Fourier Series. She also took the Grand Prix Jacques Herbrand from the French Academy of Sciences in 2011.^{[3]}^{[7]} She was an invited plenary speaker at the 2018 International Congress of Mathematicians.^{[8]}
In 2018, for her work related to “Quantum Chaos”, Nalini won the Infosys Prize (in Mathematical Sciences category), one of the highest monetary awards in India that recognize excellence in science and research.^{[9]}
Selected writings
 Entropy and localization of eigenfunctions, Annals of Mathematics, Volume 168, 2008, pp. 435–475
 with Stéphane Nonnenmacher , Herbert Koch Entropy of selfFunctions, Proc. Boarding. Congress Mathem. Physics 2006
 with Nonnenmacher, Halfdelocalization of eigenfunctions for the Laplacian on to Anosov manifold, Annales Inst Fourier, Volume 57, 2007, pp. 2465–2523
References
 ^ MGP
 ^ ^{a} ^{b} Nalini Anantharaman, Institute of Advanced Study, retrieved 18 February 2014
 ^ ^{a} ^{b} Nalini Anantharaman or the Pleasure of Exploring Unknown Areas of Mathematics, Archived 20140222 at the Wayback Machine bulletinselectroniques.com, retrieved 18 February 2014
 ^ Nalini Anantharaman, University at Orsay, retrieved 18 February 2014
 ^ Henri Poincare Prize list, iam.org, retrieved 18 February 2014
 ^ Citation, iam.org, retrieved 18 February 2014
 ^ 20112013 awards
 ^ "Plenary lectures", ICM 2018, retrieved 20180808
 ^ "Infosys Prize  Laureates 2018  Prof. Nalini Anantharaman". www.infosyssciencefoundation.com. Retrieved 20190122.