Two laureates of the Frontiers of Science Awards


On the International Congress of Basic Science in Beijing this summer, newly established prizes in mathematics were awarded. In the category Frontiers of Science Awards the Department of Mathematics at Uppsala University has two laureates, motivated by two different articles. They get the prize for research that is of highest scientific value and originality and that have made an important impact on its area.

The laureates from Uppsala University are Thomas Kragh and Tobias Ekholm:

Thomas Kragh

Tobias Ekholm

  • Paper title: A complete knot invariant from contact homology 
  • Journal: Inventiones mathematicae (2018) 
  • AuthorsTobias Ekholm (Uppsala University), Lenhard Ng (Duke University) and Vivek Shende (University of Southern Denmark)

Read more about the prize on the ICBS website

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Last modified: 2023-08-15