Claire Voisin and János Kollár are awarded the 2017 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:19

Congratulations to Claire Voisin and János Kollár, laureates in equal shares of the 2017 Shaw Prize in mathematics, "for their remarkable results in many central areas of algebraic geometry, which have transformed the field and led to the solution of long-standing problems that had appeared out of reach" !

Press release

The Shaw Laureates for 2017:

The Shaw Prize in Astronomy  is awarded to Simon D M White.

The Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine is awarded in equal shares to Ian R Gibbons and Ronald D Vale.

The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences is awarded in equal shares to János Kollár and Claire Voisin.

The presentation ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, 26 September 2017.