Mathematical summit at Courant in New York
New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences will host the "Abel in New York" event on Thursday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Courant's three Abel laureates will give lectures. Other speakers will include members of the current Abel committee. For a complete schedule of presentations, go to: http://bit.ly/WKyOnU.
From 2005 through 2009, three Courant faculty members were awarded the Abel Prize, which many consider to be the Nobel Prize in mathematics: Peter Lax (2005); Raghu Varadhan (2007); and Mikhail Gromov (2009). The award is accompanied by a prize of approximately $950,000. All three will give presentations at the Feb. 21 event. Other speakers include members of Abel Committee: Stanislav Smirnov of the University of Geneva; Gang Tian of Princeton University and Beijing University, and Noga Alon of Tel Aviv University.
The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, go to: http://bit.ly/XjMrqs.
Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU's Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or email@example.com.
The Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne will receive the Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald V at an award ceremony at the University Aula in Oslo, Norway on the 21st of May. The Abel Prize that carries a cash award of NOK 6,000,000 (close to € 800,000, US$ 1 million), is awarded annually by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Kirsti Strøm Bull, will give the opening speech. The chair of the international Abel Committee, Ragni Piene, will give the reasons for the awarding of the prize.(16.05.2013) More
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The President of the American Mathematical Society, David Vogan, sends his congratulations to Pierre Deligne.(21.03.2013) More
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The Abel Prize recognizes contributions of extraordinary depth and influence to the mathematical sciences and has been awarded annually since 2003. It carries a cash award of NOK 6,000,000 (about EUR 800,000 or USD 1 million).
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