The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2018

 
 
is awarded to
 
 

Luis A Caffarelli

 
 
for his groundbreaking work on partial differential equations, including creating a theory of regularity for nonlinear equationssuch as the Monge-Ampère equation, and free-boundary problems such as the obstacle problem, work that has influenced a whole generation of researchers in the field.
 
 

14 May 2018