Abel Prize

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Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters made a short film about Karen Uhlenbeck , Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, in conjunction with the 2019 Abel Prize she received “for her pioneering achievements in geometric partial differential equations, gauge theory and integrable systems,...
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"When I started out as a student, it was clear that the way to become a mathematician was not to hang around with other women. So I made my way through my career and, at some point, I achieved a certain amount of fame and...
Karen Uhlenbeck gives remarks at the podium
"When I’m working on a problem I usually sit down and think through what I know, and make notes and try out a few estimates, do some inequalities. Maybe I go look up a reference. And then I probably get stuck and go on to...
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Writing for Nature, Davide Castelvecchi reports on the 2019 Abel Prize awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck , current Visitor and former Member and Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, writing: "Uhlenbeck has been a relentless advocate for women in mathematics, and founded the Women...
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Kenneth Chang of the New York Times reports on the 2019 Abel Prize awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck , current Visitor and former Member and Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, writing: "One of Dr. Uhlenbeck’s advances in essence described the complex shapes of...
On May 22, Robert P. Langlands , Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics, received The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, 2018 Abel Prize, which was presented at the University Aula in Oslo. The Abel Committee cited Langlands "for his visionary program connecting...
On the occasion of the 2018 Abel Prize ceremony, which honored this year's laureate Professor Emeritus Robert Langlands , Nils Baas , former Member in the Schools of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, writes in the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten , "Mathematics is a science...
On May 22, Robert P. Langlands , Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics, received the 2018 Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald V at the University Aula in Oslo. Click here to watch the recording of the ceremony. Then, on...
“If you think about mathematics as an archaeological excavation—many mathematicians think not of inventing something, but discovering—then some of us might find a small fragment, others might find a beautiful treasure. Robert Langlands found the equivalent of the Rosetta Stone,” said IAS Director and Leon...
Professor Emeritus Robert P. Langlands , named the winner of the 2018 Abel Prize at a ceremony in Norway this morning, is the progenitor of the “Langlands program,” which explores a deep connection between two pillars of modern mathematics: number theory, which studies arithmetic...
The Canadian mathematician Robert Langlands , Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics, has won the 2018 Abel Prize — one of mathematics’ most-prestigious awards — for discovering surprising and far-ranging connections between algebra, number theory, and analysis, the Norwegian Academy of Science and...
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the 2018 Abel Prize to Robert P. Langlands , Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study. Langlands was cited by the Abel Committee “for his...