Henryk Iwaniec, Senior Fellow at the ETH Institute for Theoretical Studies for the academic year 2014/2015, was awarded the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2015.

Henryk Iwaniec
Henryk Iwaniec (photo: Giuseppe Miccicché)

This year's prize was awarded in equal shares to Gerd Faltings and Henryk Iwaniec "for their introduction and development of fundamental tools in number theory, allowing them as well as others to resolve some longstanding classical problems."

The Shaw Prize is an international award to honour individuals who are currently active in their respective fields and who have recently achieved distinguished and significant advances, who have made outstanding contributions in academic and scientific research or applications, or who in other domains have achieved excellence. The award is dedicated to furthering societal progress, enhancing quality of life, and enriching humanity's spiritual civilization.

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