| Mina Aganagic|
Mina Aganagic is a Bosnian-born mathematical physicist who works as a professor in the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley.
Aganagic was raised in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She has a bachelor's degree and a doctorate from the California Institute of Technology, in 1995 and 1999 respectively; her doctoral thesis was supervised by John Henry Schwarz. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard University physics department from 1999 to 2003. She then joined the physics faculty at the University of Washington, where she became a Sloan Fellow. She moved to UC Berkeley in 2004. Simons Investigator Award in 2016.
She is known for applying physics to the mathematics of knot theory (e.g. refined Chern–Simons theory), curve counting (topological vertex) and mirror symmetry.
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