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The Abel Prize Laureate 2014

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2014 to

Yakov G. Sinai

Princeton University, USA, and Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences

“for his fundamental contributions to dynamical systems, ergodic theory, and mathematical physics”

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The Abel Prize Laureate 2013

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2013 to

Pierre Deligne

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

"for seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative impact on number theory, representation theory, and related fields"

The Abel Prize Laureate 2012

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2012 to

Endre Szemerédi

Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, and Department of Computer Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

"for his fundamental contributions to discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science, and in recognition of the profound and lasting impact of these contributions on additive number theory and ergodic theory."

The Abel Prize Laureate 2011

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2011 to

John Milnor

Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Stony Brook University, New York

"for pioneering discoveries in topology, geometry and algebra."

The Abel Prize Laureate 2010

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2010 to

John Torrence Tate

Universitetet i Texas i Austin, USA

"for his vast and lasting impact on the theory of numbers."

The Abel Prize Laureate 2009

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2009 to

Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov

Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, Bures-sur-Yvette, France

"for his revolutionary contributions to geometry."

The Abel Prize Laureates 2008

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2008 to

John Griggs Thompson

Graduate Research Professor, University of Florida, and

Jacques Tits

Professor Emeritus, Collège de France

"for their profound achievements in algebra and in particular for shaping modern group theory"

The Abel Prize Laureate 2007

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2007 to

Srinivasa S. R. Varadhan

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York

for his fundamental contributions to probability theory and in particular for creating a unified theory of large deviations.

The Abel Prize Laureate 2006

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2006 to

Lennart Carleson

Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

"for his profound and seminal contributions to harmonic analysis and the theory of smooth dynamical systems."

The Abel Prize Laureate 2005

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2005 to

Peter D. Lax

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

"for his groundbreaking contributions to the theory and application of partial differential equations and to the computation of their solutions."

The Abel Prize Laureates 2004

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2004 to

Sir Michael Francis Atiyah

University of Edinburgh, and

Isadore M. Singer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"for their discovery and proof of the index theorem, bringing together topology, geometry and analysis, and their outstanding role in building new bridges between mathematics and theoretical physics."

The Abel Prize Laureate 2003

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2003 to:

Jean-Pierre Serre

Collège de France, Paris, France,

"for playing a key role in shaping the modern form of many parts of mathematics, including topology, algebraic geometry and number theory".

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