The Abel Prize Laureate 2009

The Abel Prize Laureate 2009

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2009 to

Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov

Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, Bures-sur-Yvette, Frankrike

«for his revolutionary contributions to geometry.»

The 2009 Abel Lectures











Video: Mikhail Gromov giving his Abel lecture

The lectures were held at the University of Oslo 20 May 2009.


Mikhail Gromov: The Abel lecture

Jeff Cheeger:  How does he do it?

Martin Bridson: Geometry everywhere: Fiat lux!

Popular science lecture by Guillermo Sapiro:
One small step for Gromov, one giant leap for shape analysis: A window into the 2009 Abel Laureate's contribution in computer vision and computer graphics

The 2009 Abel Prize Ceremony

Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov received the 2009 Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald at the award ceremony in Oslo, 19 May. Her Majesty Queen Sonja also attended the award ceremony.














More: The 2009 Abel Prize Ceremony

The Abel interview

Mikhail Gromov is interviewed by the two mathematicians  Martin Raussen og Christian Skau:

Watch the interview

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