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World famous Israeli mathematician to receive 2018 Israel Prize

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The Education Ministry's announcement that Professor Alex Lubotzky is to be awarded the prestigious Israel prize on Israel's 70th Independence Day for Research in Mathematics and Computer Science took no one by surprise.

The prize committee, explaining its choice, stated that the internationally renowned Israel-born mathematician has contributed greatly to his field with original "research in finite and infinite group theory, including topological, algebraic and arithmetical groups and that his work has had influence in many fields, most especially expander graphs."

Professor Lubotzky, the son of Holocaust survivors, served in the IDF as a captain in a special ...

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