A Clay Research Award is made to Søren Galatius (Copenhagen) and Oscar Randal-Williams (Cambridge) for their profound contributions to the understanding of high dimensional manifolds and their diffeomorphism groups; they have transformed and reinvigorated the subject. Full citation.
A Clay Research Award is made to John Pardon (Princeton) in recognition of his wide-ranging and transformative work in geometry and topology, particularly his ground-breaking achievements in symplectic topology. Full citation.
The presentation of the Award to Galatius and Randal-Williams will take place at the Clay Research Conference in Oxford in September 2022. The presentation of the Award to Pardon will take place at the 2023 Conference.