Agnes T. Paras
Field of award: Mathematics
Year awarded: 2003
Division: Mathematical Sciences
In recognition of her significant research achievements in the area of abelian group theory, which requires extensive mastery of diverse but interconnected areas of mathematics, particularly ring module theory and the model theory of logic. Her studies have led to setting mathematical problems such as the existence of outer automorphisms of metabelian groups with trivial center and Philip Hall’s problem concerning the existence of groups which are isomorphic to each of its non-trivial subgroups, and several others.
Education: PhD (Mathematics) Wesleyan University 1993; MS (Mathematics) University of the Philippines 1988; BS (Mathematics) University of the Philippines 1985