The prizes awarded by the French Academy of Sciences have been announced

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 11/28/2017 - 14:46

Several colleagues were awarded Prizes by the Frenche Academy of Sciences. Congratulations!

  • Grand Prix 2017

The Jacques Herbrand Prize in mathematics was awarded to Hugo Duminil-Copin, Laboratoire Alexandre Grothendieck (CNRS, IHES).

The Jacques-Louis Lions Prize was awarded to Denis Serre, Unité de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées (CNRS, ENS-Lyon).

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Vladimir Voevodski died on September 30th, 2017

Submitted by Insmi on Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:51

A Professor at the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, since 2012, Vladimir Voevodsky worked on the homotopy theory of schemes, algebraic K-theory, and interrelations between algebraic geometry, and algebraic topology.

He was awarded the 2002 Fields Medal “especially for his work on motivic cohomology and homotopy theory for algebraic varieties and his proof of the Milnor conjecture.”

More info on the IAS website