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EMS Prize

The European Mathematical Society (EMS) is a European organization dedicated to the development of mathematics in Europe. Its members are different mathematical societies in Europe, academic institutions and individual mathematicians. The current president is Marta Sanz Solé,[1] professor of Statistics at University of Barcelona.

Goals

The Society seeks to serve all kinds of mathematicians in universities, research institutes and other forms of higher education. Its aims are to

  1. promote mathematical research, both pure and applied,
  2. assist and advise on problems of mathematical education,
  3. concern itself with the broader relations of mathematics to society,
  4. foster interaction between mathematicians of different countries,
  5. establish a sense of identity amongst European mathematicians,
  6. represent the mathematical community in supra-national institutions.

The European Mathematical Society is also member of the Initiative for Science in Europe.

History

The European Mathematical Society was founded in 1990 in Madralin near Warsaw, Poland.

The European Mathematical Society, through its committee for Raising Public Awareness of Mathematics (RPA), has recently run a competition for articles that have appeared in a newspaper, or some similar general magazine, in the home country of the author.

Prizes

Every four years a congress is organized called the European Congress of Mathematics (ECM). Ten prizes are then awarded to "recognize excellent contributions in Mathematics by young researchers not older than 35 years".[2]

Here are the awardees so far (a F symbol denotes mathematicians who later earned a Fields Medal).

1992 prizes

Richard Borcherds (UK)FJens Franke (Germany) – Alexander Goncharov (Russia) – Maxim Kontsevich (Russia)FFrançois Labourie (France) – Tomasz Łuczak (Poland) – Stefan Müller (Germany) – Vladimír Šverák (Czechoslovakia) – Gábor Tardos (Hungary) – Claire Voisin

1996 prizes

Alexis Bonnet (France) – Timothy Gowers (UK)FAnnette Huber-Klawitter (Germany) Aise Johan de Jong (Netherlands) – Dmitry Kramkov (Russia) – Jiří Matoušek (Czech Republic) – Loïc Merel (France) – Grigori Perelman (Russia)FRicardo Pérez-Marco (Spain/France) – Leonid Polterovich (Russia/Israel)

2000 prizes

Semyon Alesker (Israel) – Rafaël Cerf (France) – Dennis Gaitsgory (Moldova) – Emmanuel Grenier (France) – Dominic Joyce (UK) – Vincent Lafforgue (France) – Michael McQuillan (UK) – Stefan Nemirovski (Russia) – Paul Seidel (UK/Italy) – Wendelin Werner (France)F

2004 prizes

Franck Barthe (France) – Stefano Bianchini (Italy) – Paul Biran (Israel) – Elon Lindenstrauss (Israel)FAndrei Okounkov (Russia)FSylvia Serfaty (France) – Stanislav Smirnov (Russia)FXavier Tolsa (Spain) – Warwick Tucker (Australia/Sweden) – Otmar Venjakob (Germany)

2008 prizes

Artur Ávila (Brazil) – Alexei Borodin (Russia) – Ben J. Green (UK) – Olga Holtz (Russia) – Bo'az Klartag (Israel) – Alexander Kuznetsov (Russia) – Assaf Naor (USA/Israel) – Laure Saint-Raymond (France) – Agata Smoktunowicz (Poland) – Cédric Villani (France)F

2012 prizes

Simon Brendle (Germany) - Emmanuel Breuillard (France) - Alessio Figalli (Italy) - Adrian Ioana (Romania) - Mathieu Lewin (France) - Ciprian Manolescu (Romania) - Grégory Miermont (France) - Sophie Morel (France) - Tom Sanders (UK) - Corinna Ulcigrai (Italy)

Member societies

International member societies

  • European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry - ECMI
  • European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology - ESMTB
  • Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik - GAMM
  • International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
  • Mathematical Society of South Eastern Europe - MASSEE

National member societies

See also

References

External links

  • The European Mathematical Society Homepage
  • The European Mathematical Society Publishing House
  • Mathematics in Europe portal by the RPA committee of the EMS
  • History of the EMS
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