The call for nominations for 2017 Clay Research Fellowships is open. Fellows are selected for their research achievements and their potential to become leaders in research mathematics. All are recent PhDs, and most are selected as they complete their thesis work.
Andrew Wiles has been awarded the 2016 Abel Prize "for his stunning proof of Fermat's Last Theorem by way of the modularity conjecture for semistable elliptic curves, opening a new era in number theory."
Research Fellow Peter Scholze has won the Fermat Prize 2015 for his invention of perfectoid spaces and their application to fundamental problems in algebraic geometry and in the theory of automorphic forms.