Fields Medalists / Nevanlinna Price Winner 1998
The winner of the Fields Medals are
Richard E. Borcherds (Cambridge University; Kac-Moody algebras, automorphic forms),
W. Timothy Gowers (Cambridge University; Banach space theory, combinatorics),
Maxim Kontsevich (IHES Bures-sur-Yvette; mathematical physics, algebraic geometry and topology),
Curtis T. McMullen (Harvard University; complex dynamics, hyperbolic geometry).
The winner of the Nevanlinna prize is
Peter W. Shor (AT&T Labs Florham Park,New Jersey; quantum computation, computational geometry).
Special Tribute to Andrew Wiles
Andrew J. Wiles (Princeton University)