The Abel Prize Laureate 2005

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 Award Ceremony

Peter D. Lax received the Abel Prize 2005 from HRH the Crown Prince Regent of Norway at a ceremony in the University Aula in Oslo 24 May. HM the Queen was also present at the award ceremony.

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Tv-interview with the laureate

Peter D. Lax interviewed by the mathematicians Martin Raussen and Christian Skau.

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The Abel Lectures

Peter D. Lax gave his Abel Lecture at the University of Oslo on 25 May. Three other prominent mathematicians gave honourary lectures.

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