Aussie Genius Who Started University at 12 Wins 'Nobel Prize of Maths'

Michael Giudici and Akshay Venkatesh became friends in their second-year studies, when Giudici was 18. Venkatesh was 12. He is believed to be the youngest person to enroll at the University of Western Australia.

“And he was much better than all the rest of us,” Giudici says.

Read more about Venkatesh, 2018 Fields Medalist and IAS Faculty appointee, at the Sydney Morning Herald.