# The Abel Year 2006

The Swedish mathematician Lennart Carleson received the 2006 Abel Prize from Queen Sonja at an award ceremony in the University Aula in Oslo 23 May. The Norwegian Minister of Education and Research Øystein Djupedal also attended the event.

Lennart Carleson interviewed by two mathematicians, Martin Raussen and Christian Skau.

Abel laureate Lennart Carleson gave his Abel lecture at the University of Oslo, May 24. Additional lectures was given by Lai-Sang Young, Oded Schramm and Sun-Yung Alice Chang.

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**Program:**

*A Scandinavian Chapter in Analysis***Lennart Carleson**,Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Sweden

A mathematical Theory of Strange Attractors**Professor Lai-Sang Young**, Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, NYU

Conformally Invariant Random Processes**Professor Oded Schramm**, Microsoft Research

Conformal Invariants and Differential Equations**Professor Sun-Yung Alice Chang**, Princeton University

Ole Didrik Lærum, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announces that Lennart Carleson from Sweden is the winner of the 2006 Abel Prize

Marcus du Sautoy, Oxford University, presented the 2006 Abel Laureate Lennart Carleson and his contributions to mathematics at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters 23 March in connection with the prize announcement.