The Abel Prize Laureate 2014

The Abel Prize Laureate 2014

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2014 to

Yakov G. Sinai

Princeton University, USA, and Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences

“for his fundamental contributions to dynamical systems, ergodic theory, and mathematical physics”

Citation by the Abel Committee
Press Release
The Abel Prize 2014 Brochure
The Abel Lectures and Science Lecture

May 21
University of Oslo

The Abel Laureate Yakov Sinai gave his prize lecture at the University of Oslo, followed by two Abel Lectures by Gregory Margulis and Konstantin Khanin. Domokos Szász gave the Popular science lecture on Mathematical billiards and chaos.










 See video of the lectures + full program/abstracts


The Abel interview with Yakov Sinai

Yakov Sinai is interviewed by the two mathematicians  Martin Raussen og Christian Skau

See the interview

Tonje Steinsland interviews Yakov Sinai

Tonje Steinsland interviewed Yakov Sinai at a reception after the Award Ceremony.

See the interview

The Abel Prize Ceremony

May 2014
University Aula, Oslo

Yakov Sinai received the Abel Prize 2014 from H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon at the award ceremony in the University Aula May 2014.

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