Fields Medals 2006


Andrei Okounkov

Grigori Perelman
Grigori Perelman declined
to accept the award

 

 

Terence Tao

Wendelin Werner

 

The Fields medals were given to the recipients by King Juan Carlos of Spain.
IMU President John Ball, chair of the Fields Medal Committee, announced the winners with a Power Point presentation [also available in PDF].

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Rolf Nevanlinna Prize 2006


Jon Kleinberg

The Nevanlinna Prize was given to the recipient by King Juan Carlos of Spain.
Margaret Wright, chair of the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize Committee, announced the winner with a Power Point presentation [also available in PDF].

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Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize for Applications of Mathematics 2006



Prize Citation

Kiyosi Itô
(Japanese information)

IMU President John Ball presents the
Gauss medal to Kiyosi Itô at a special
ceremony on September 14, 2006 in Kyoto.
Here is Kiyosi Itô's "thank you speech".

The Gauss Prize was presented to Junko Itô, the youngest daughter of the recipient, by King Juan Carlos of Spain. Kiyosi Itô could not attend the award ceremony for health reasons. Martin Grötschel, chair of the Gauss Prize Committee, announced the winner with a Power Point presentation [also available in PDF]. Before the Gauss Prize Lecture, that Hans Föllmer (HU Berlin) presented on Wednesday, August 23, 2006, Junko Itô read Kiyosi Itô's short "thank you speech" [also available in PDF].

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