Congratulations to the 2014 Fields Medalists!

Congratulations to the 2014 Fields Medalists (http://www.mathunion.org/general/prizes/2014)!

Here’s a brief bio about them, from the Simons Foundation, for those interested:

  • Artur Avila – http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140812-a-brazilian-wunderkind-who-calms-chaos/
  • Manjul Bhargava – http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140812-the-musical-magical-number-theorist/
  • Martin Hairer – http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140808-in-mathematical-noise-one-who-heard-music/
  • Maryam Mirzakhani – http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140812-a-tenacious-explorer-of-abstract-surfaces/

Some intel (http://www.math.columbia.edu/~woit/wordpress/?p=7085&cpage=1) informs me that “the Fields Medal Committee was: Daubechies, Ambrosio, Eisenbud, Fukaya, Ghys, Dick Gross, Kirwan, Kollar, Kontsevich, Struwe, Zeitouni and Günter Ziegler”.

 

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