# The Abel Committee

### 2014/2015

John Rognes

Department of Mathematics
University of Oslo (Chair)

Maria J. Esteban

CEREMADE, CNRS and Université Paris-Dauphine, France

Rahul Pandharipande

Department of Mathematics
ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Éva Tardos

Department of Computer Science
Cornell University, USA

Cédric Villani

Institut Henri Poincaré and Université de Lyon, France

### The Abel Committee

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters appoints the members of the Abel Committee, based on nominations from the International Mathematical Union and the European Mathematical Society. The Abel Committee consists of five outstanding research scientists in the field of mathematics. Both Norwegian and non-Norwegian citizens may be members of the committee. The members of the Abel Committee are appointed for a period of two years and may be reappointed once.

The Abel Committee shall:

- Review the nominated candidates for the Abel Prize

- Submit a recommendation to the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.