IMU Awards and Prizes
The International Union has awarded its 2006 prizes on August 22, 2006
during the Opening Ceremony of the
Congress of Mathematicians in Madrid, Spain.
Information about the winners can be found
The next prizes will be awarded during
the opening ceremony of ICM 2010 in Hyderabad, India on
August 19, 2010.
The International Mathematical Union grants three Prizes:
IMU Prizes are awarded every four years at the Opening Ceremony of the
International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM).
The Fields Medal recognizes outstanding mathematical achievement.
The Rolf Nevanlinna Prize honors distinguished achievements in mathematical
aspects of information science.
The Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize is awarded for outstanding mathematical contributions
that have found significant applications outside of mathematics.
The Fields Medal was first awarded in 1936, the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize in 1982,
and the Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize in 2006.
About two years in advance of an award the IMU Executive Committee appoints
a Selection Committee
along the lines of the Prize Statutes and the
Rolf Nevanlinna Prize
Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize
The Abel Prize
The Abel Prize is awarded by the
Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
IMU nominates members of
The Abel Committee:
The Ramanujan Prize
A new Prize for young mathematicians from developing countries has been
created in the name of Srinivasa Ramanujan by the International Centre for
Theoretical Physics (ICTP), in cooperation with IMU, who nominate members of
the Prize Committee. The Prize money is donated by the
Niels Henrik Abel Memorial Fund
The Prize will be awarded annually to a researcher from a developing country
less than 45 years of age at the time of the award, who has conducted
outstanding research in a developing country.