Olga Ladyzhenskaya, popularly known as Olga Aleksandrovna was a Russian mathematician.
Facts of Olga Ladyzhenskaya
|Full Name:||Olga Ladyzhenskaya|
|Age:||101 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||March 07, 1922|
|Birth Place:||Kologriv, RSFSR|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is lesbian ?:||No|
|Father's Name:||Aleksandr Ivanovich Ladyzhenski|
|Mother's Name:||Anna Mikhailovna|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
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Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, popularly known as Olga Aleksandrovna was a Russian mathematician. She is best known for her work on partial differential equations, fluid dynamics, and the finite difference method for the Navier-Stokes equations. She is the recipient of Lomonosov Gold medal, awarded in 2002. She is also the author of over two hundred scientific works, among which are six monographs.
Google Commemorated 97th Birth Anniversary Of Russian Mathematician, Ladyzhenskaya
In the memory of great Russian mathematician, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, the search engine Google released a Google Doodle commemorating her on her 97th birth anniversary on 7 March 2019. She was a Russian mathematician known for her work on partial differential equations, fluid dynamics and the finite difference method for the Navier-Stokes equations. The accompanying comment read, “Today’s Doodle celebrates Olga Ladyzhenskaya, a Russian mathematician who triumphed over personal tragedy and obstacles to become one of the most influential thinkers of her generation.”
- Renowned Russian mathematician.
- Fluid dynamics of the Navier-Stokes equations, Hilbert’s nineteenth problem, partial differential equations.
Early Life of Olga Ladyzhenskaya
Olga Ladyzhenskaya was born on 7 March 1922. His birth name was Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya. She was born to a father, Aleksandr Ivanovich Ladyzhenski, and a mother, Anna Mikhailovna. Her birth place was in Kologriv, RSFSR. She held Russian nationality. Her interest in mathematics grew as she was the daughter of a mathematics teacher. His father was arrested and executed as an enemy of the people.
She completed her high school in 1939. She was not admitted to Leningrad University due to her father’s status. She attended Moscow Univerisity, where she graduated in 1947. She presented her doctoral thesis in 1953.
She became a teacher at the university in Leningrad and at the Steklov Institute.
Ladyzhenskaya was known for her work on partial differential equations.
She is especially known for Hilbert’s nineteenth problem on partial differential equations.
She is also known for her work on fluid dynamics.
She provided the first rigorous proofs of the convergence of a finite difference method for the Navier-Stokes equations.
She was a student of Ivan Petrovsky.
Awards of Olga Ladyzhenskaya
1966 P. L. Chebyshev Prize (with Nina Nikolayevna Ural’tseva ) for the work “Linear and quasilinear equations of elliptic type”.
1969 USSR State Prize
1992 Kovalevskaya Prize – for the series of works “Attractors for Semigroups and Evolution Equations”
1994 ICM Emmy Noether Lecture
1998 John von Neumann Lecture
1999 Order of Friendship
2002 Lomonosov Gold Medal – for outstanding achievements in the field of the theory of partial differential equations and mathematical physics
The prize of the Government of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg Scientific Center RAS named after A. Ioffe
Academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1990), Academician of the RAS (1991)
The search engine Google released a Google Doodle on 7 March 2019 commemorating Ladyzhenskaya on her 97th birth anniversary.