Karen Uhlenbeck of the U.S. has been awarded the
Abel Prize 2019. She is the first woman to receive the award. She has been
awarded the prise for her works on partial differential equations.
The Abel Prizes is one of the world’s most
prestigious maths awards. The prize was established by the Norwegian government
in 2002 on the occasion of the 200th birth anniversary of Norwegian mathematician
Niels Henrik Abel. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters awards the Abel
Another prestigious award in the field of maths
id the Fields Medal. It is awarded every four years on the occasion of International
Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU).