Karen Uhlenbeck Wiki, Age, Heights, Kids, Husband, Net Worth, Awards

Karen Uhlenbeck Wiki

Karen Uhlenbeck aka Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck was born on August 24, 1942, in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. She became the first woman ever to receive the most prestigious mathematics prize in the world was awarded. Recently, she was honored with the Abel Prize for mathematics. Known as the Nobel Prize for math.

Karen Uhlenbeck Education

Furthermore, this professor works at the University of Texas at Austin and current visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study. Moreover, Karen came to know that she won the Award while leaving Unitarian Universalist church and one of her colleagues informed her to look out for a call and she had a missed call then she called back, later they informed her about this Award.

Karen Uhlenbeck Husband

There is not much information available yet about her father, mother, and siblings. In fact, her first family name, Keskulla comes from her grandfather. However, while studying she married biophysicist named Olke C. Uhlenbeck.

Olke C. Uhlenbeck is known for his contribution like RNA Biochemistry, RNA-protein interactions, Currently, is a biochemist presently at Northwestern University. In 1993, he was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences. Furthermore, he has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles.

After completing her High school studies she graduated from University of Michigan with B.A in 1964 and enrolled at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. Later, she got married to Olke C. Uhlenbeck and discontinued her education.

She and her Husband moved to another city and Olke C. Uhlenbeck went to Harvard and she began her studies at Brandeis University and graduated with M.A. (1966) and Ph.D. (1968).

Karen Uhlenbeck Age

How old is Karen Uhlenbeck? was born on August 24, 1942, in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S and she is 77 years old as of 2018. Furthermore, she Co-founded Park City Mathematics Institute (PCMI)along with Herbert Clemens and Dan Freed.

In addition, Karen co-founded the Women and Mathematics Program at the Institute for Advanced Study, where the main motto of this is to recruit and retain more women in mathematics.

After graduation, she started to work temporarily at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley and due to “anti-nepotism” rules, she and her husband were facing difficulty in finding jobs in the same place.

In 1971, she worked at faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and later left and joined the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1976. Currently, a professor emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin.

Karen Uhlenbeck Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth of her is about $ 2.5 Million USD and she is 5 feet 5  Inch tall and body weight is around 68 KG.

Awards:

  • In March 2019, she won Abel Prize which is also known as the Nobel Prize for math.
  • Furthermore, she is awarded for pioneering achievements in geometric partial differential equations, gauge theory and integrable systems, and for the fundamental impact of her work on analysis, geometry and mathematical physics.
  • In 2000, she won National Medal of Science and also won Leroy P. Steele Prize.

Karen Uhlenbeck Biography

Full Name

 Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck

Nick Name

 Karen

DOB

August 24, 1942

Born

Cleveland, Ohio, U.S

Nationality

American

Religion

Christianity

Famous for

Honored with the Abel Prize for mathematics. Known as the Nobel Prize for math.

Age

77 years as of 2018

Education Details

College

University of Michigan
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Brandeis University

School

High School

Qualification

M.A. (1966)

Ph.D. (1968)

Physical Statics

Height

5 feet 5 inches

Weight

68 Kg

Eye Color

Blue

Hair color

Grey

Marital Status

Married

Favorites and hobbies

Hobbies

Travelling and Reading

Favorite Actor

Robert Downey Jr

Favorite Actress

Jennifer Lawrence

Favorite Destination

Italy

Favorite Food

Spanish

Family Details

Father

Will be updated

Mother

Will be updated

Brother

NA

Sister

NA

Siblings

Will be updated

Husband, Relationships, Affairs, Dating

Husband

Olke C. Uhlenbeck.

Dating history

NA

Affairs

None

Children

None

Ex-Spouse

None

Net worth

Net worth

$ 2.5 Million USD

Social Media Accounts

Twitter Account

Yes

Facebook Account

Yes

Instagram Account

No

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