Fields Medals 2022

Today July 5th, 2022 IMU – International Mathematical Union awarded with the Fields medal 2022 to:

Hugo Duminil-Copin

1985 (France)
,For solving longstanding problems in the probabilistic theory of phase transitions in statistical physics, especially in dimensions three and four.’ (IMU)
Affiliation: Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, France | University of Geneva, Switzerland
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June Huh

1983 (Stanford, California, USA)
,For bringing the ideas of Hodge theory to combinatorics, the proof of the Dowling–Wilson conjecture for geometric lattices, the proof of the Heron–Rota–Welsh conjecture for matroids, the development of the theory of Lorentzian polynomials, and the proof of the strong Mason conjecture.’ (IMU)
Affiliation: Princeton University, US
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James Maynard

1983 (Chelmsford, Essex, England)
,For contributions to analytic number theory, which have led to major advances in the understanding of the structure of prime numbers and in Diophantine approximation.’ (IMU)
Affiliation: University of Oxford, UK
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Maryna Viazovska

,For the proof that the E8 lattice provides the densest packing of identical spheres in 8 dimensions, and further contributions to related extremal problems and interpolation problems in Fourier analysis.’ (IMU)
Affiliation: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
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Since 1936, every four years, IMU awards mathematicians all over the world with the Fields medal as a recognition for outstanding mathematical achievement for existing work and for the promise of future achievement. This award often called ,the Nobel prize of Mathematics’ is given to two -at least- mathematicians chosen by the Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union, at the International Congress of Mathematicians.

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