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**1999** Jacques-Louis Lions

... for his work in the domain of applied and industrial mathematics in this century.

... for his work on the foundations for the modern treatment of partial differential equations, and in particular the ones mostly used in applications.

... for the development of the Geometrical Theory of Diffraction that provided the first systematic description of wave propagation around edges and corners of an obstacle.

.. in recognition of his fundamental and original contributions to applied mathematics, fluid mechanics, statistical mechanics, and turbulence modelling.

... for revolutionary contributions to the development and analysis of mathematical models in atmosphere and ocean sciences.

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