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Professor Richard Schoen awarded the 2017 Rolf Schock Prize

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03/15/2017

Congratulations to Richard Schoen! He has been awarded the 2017 Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics for "groundbreaking work in differential geometry and geometric analysis including the proof of the Yamabe conjecture, the positive mass conjecture, and the differentiable sphere theorem." The award ceremony will be held at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on November 14, 2017.

Four prizes are awarded in the fields of logic and philosophy, mathematics, the musical arts and the visual arts, and the prize in mathematics is decided by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. More information about the Rolf Schock Prize can be found here: http://www.rolfschockprizes.se/en-GB/pristagare2017.30.html