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Call for Nominations for the 2017 Ostrowski Prize

The aim of the Ostrowski Foundation is to promote the mathematical sciences. Every second year it provides a prize for recent outstanding achievements in pure mathematics and in the foundations of numerical mathematics. The value of the prize for 2017 is 100.000 Swiss francs.

The prize has been awarded every two years since 1989. The most recent winners are Ben Green and Terence Tao in 2005; Oded Schramm in 2007; Sorin Popa in 2009; Ib Madsen, David Preiss, and Kannan Soundararajan in 2011; Yitang Zhang in 2013; and Peter Scholze in 2015.

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The jury invites nominations for candidates for the 2017 Ostrowski Prize. Nominations should include a CV of the candidate, a letter of nomination, and 2-3 letters of reference.

The chair of the jury for 2017 is Gil Kalai of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Nominations should be sent to by May 15, 2017.

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