Prof. Hillel Furstenberg – A Formula for Success

April 30, 2021

Professor Hillel Furstenberg, a researcher in the Einstein Institute for Mathematics and professor emeritus at The Hebrew University, was awarded the 2020 Abel Prize – the Nobel Prize of Mathematics. The award recognized his incredible achievements and contributions in the field, and he is the first Israeli to win this prestigious prize.

On this episode of HUJI Bites, Prof. Tamar Ziegler, the Henry and Manya Noskwith Chair of Mathematics at the Einstein Institute of Mathematics at the Hebrew University – and a former Ph.D. student of Furstenberg’s – speaks with her former professor about his love for the field and why sometimes even the most difficult of problems are worth solving.