The Ostrowski prize is awarded every two years for the best achievements in pure mathematics and the theoretical foundations of numerical analysis. The prize is awarded by a foundation established by Alexander Markowich Ostrowski.

**1989** Louis de Branges

... for his proof of the Bieberbach conjecture.

... for his work on ergodic theory.

... for their work on Lie groups.

... for his proof of Fermat's Last Theorem.

... for his work on algebraic number theory.

... for his work on operator theory.

... for his work on representation theory, arithmetic geometry, and modern mathematical physics.

... for his contributions to contact and symplectic geometry.

... for his work on analytic number theory.

... for his contributions to number theory and to questions of analysis motivated by number theory.

... for his work on number theory, particularly his application of automorphic forms to arithmetic problems related to l-adic Galois representations.

... for his work on discrete mathematics.

... for their exceptional achievements in the area of analytic and combinatorial number theory.

... for his fundamental contributions to conformal geometry, probability theory, and mathematical physics.

Sorin Popa

for outstanding mathematical achievement in the field of operator algebras.

Ib Madsen

... through his research and leadership has made a huge impact on the fields of geometry and topology.

David Preiss

... is undoubtedly the leading researcher in the world in geometric measure theory.

Kannan Soundararajan

... has produced a cornucopia of fundamental results in the last five years to go along with his brilliant earlier work.

Yitang Zhang

... for his breakthrough work on small gaps between prime numbers.

Peter Scholze

... for his breakthrough work in arithmetic algebraic geometry.

Index of Societies | Index of Honours, etc. |

Main index | Biographies Index |

JOC/EFR October 2016

The URL of this page is:

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Societies/Ostrowski.html