# The Abel Committee

### The Abel Committee 2017/2018

John Rognes

Department of Mathematics
University of Oslo (Chair)

Marie-France Vignéras

Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Paris, France

Ben J. Green

Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, England

Irene Fonseca

Department of Mathematical Sciences
Mellon College of Science, USA

Alice Chang Sun-Yung

Department of Science
Princeton University, USA

### 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.