Awards

Fields medals

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One figure gives an idea of IHES’ rank: of the ten past or current permanent professors at IHES, seven have been awarded the Fields medal, the highest distinction in mathematics:


Permanent professors’ awards

Thibault Damour

  • Fondation Singer-Polignac laureate (1978)
  • CNRS Bronze Medal (1980)
  • Paul Langevin Theoretical Physics Prize, Société Française de Physique (1984)
  • Mergier-Bourdeix Prize, Académie des Sciences de Paris (1984)
  • First Award of the Gravity Research Foundation (1994)
  • Einstein Medal (1996)
  • Cecil F. Powell Medal, European Physical Society (2005)
  • Amaldi Prize (2010)
  • Lodewijk Woltjer Lecture, European Astronomical Society (2016)
  • Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics (2016)
  • Gruber Cosmology Prize (2016)
  • Académie des Sciences de Paris member
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences foreign honorary member
  • CNRS Gold Medal (2017)

Hugo Duminil-Copin

  • Vacheron Constantin Prize (2012)
  • Rollo Davidson Prize (2012)
  • Oberwolfach Prize (2013)
  • Early Career Award of the International Association of Mathematical Physics (2015)
  • Prize of the European Mathematical Society (2016)
  • New Horizons Prize in Mathematics of Breakthrough Foundation (2016)
  • Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability (2017)
  • Grand Prix Jacques Herbrand de l’Académie des Sciences (2017)

Maxim Kontsevich

  • Otto Hahn Medal (1992)
  • European Prize, Ville de Paris (1992)
  • Henri Poincaré Prize (1997)
  • Fields Medal (1998)
  • Crafoord Prize (2008)
  • Shaw Prize (2012)
  • Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics (2012)
  • Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics (2014)
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark (2014)
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Universität Wien (2015)
  • Académie des Sciences de Paris, member
  • Academia Europaea, member
  • National Academy of Sciences, foreign member
  • London Mathematical Society, honorary member (2016)

Laurent Lafforgue

  • Peccot Prize, Collège de France (1996)
  • CNRS Bronze Medal (1998)
  • Clay Research Award (2000)
  • Jacques Herbrand Prize, Académie des Sciences de Paris (2001)
  • Fields Medal (2002)
  • Académie des Sciences de Paris member
  • Honorary doctor of University of Notre Dame

Vasily Pestun

  • Gold Medal, 28th International Physics Olympiad
  • Russian Federation President Fellowship (1997)
  • Academic Council Fellowship, MIPT (2000), ISSEP Soros Fellowship (1998)
  • Joseph Henry Merit Prize, Princeton University (2003)
  • Pomeranchuk Fellowship, ITEP (2003)
  • Centennial Fellowship, Princeton University (2003-2008)
  • Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University (2007-2008)
  • Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows (2008-2011)
  • Hermann Weyl Prize, ICGTMP (2016)

Slava Rychkov

  • Junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (2012-2017)
  • New Horizons in Physics Prize (2014)

Other awards

Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques

  • Seki Takakazu Prize (2007)
  • Marcel Grossmann Institutional Award (2009)

Other professors’ awards

Ahmed Abbes

  • CNRS Bronze Medal (2005)
  • Distinguished Ordway visitor, the School of Mathematics of the University of Minnesota (2016)

Ofer Gabber

  • Thérèse Gautier Prize, Académie des Sciences de Paris (2011)

Fanny Kassel

  • CNRS Bronze Medal (2015)
  • ERC Starting Grant (2016)

Christophe Soulé

  • J. Ponti Prize, Académie des Sciences de Paris (1985)
  • Ampère Prize, Académie des Sciences de Paris (1993)
  • Académie des Sciences de Paris, member

Frank Merle

  • Bocher Memorial Prize (2005)
  • CNRS Silver Medal (2005)
  • ERC Advanced Grant (2011)
  • Plenary Guest Speaker at the ICM (2014)

Marcel Berger

  • Prix Peccot, Collège de France (1956)
  • Prix Maurice Audin (1962)
  • Prix Carrière, Académie des Sciences (1969)
  • Prix Leconte, Académie des Sciences (1978)
  • Prix Gaston Julia (1979)
  • Membre de la Société mathématique de France
  • Membre de l’American Mathematical Society

Emeriti professors’ awards

Jean Pierre Bourguignon

  • Paul Langevin Prize (1987)
  • Physical Sciences and Mathematics Prize, Comité du Rayonnement
  • Français (1997)
  • Academia Europaea mathematics section former secretary
  • Royal Spanish Academy of Sciences foreign member
  • London Mathematical Society honorary member
  • Honorary doctor of Keio University
  • Honorary doctor of Nankai University in Tianjin

Alain Connes

  • Aimé Berthé Prize, Académie des Sciences de Paris (1975)
  • Peccot Prize, Collège de France (1976)
  • CNRS Silver Medal (1977)
  • Ampère Prize, Académie des Sciences de Paris (1980)
  • Fields Medal (1982)
  • Clay Research Award (2000)
  • Crafoord Prize (2001)
  • CNRS Gold Medal (2004)
  • Institut de France member
  • Académie des sciences de Paris member
  • Russian Academy of Sciences foreign member
  • National Academy of Sciences (US) foreign associate
  • Norwegian Academy of Sciences foreign associate
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences foreign honorary member
  • Royal Society of Canada foreign member
  • Royal Danish Academy of Sciences foreign member
  • Honorary doctor of Kingston University (Canada)
  • Honorary doctor of University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • Honorary doctor of Oslo University

Mikhail Gromov

  • Moscow Mathematical Society Prize (1971)
  • Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry, American Mathematical Society (1981)
  • Élie Cartan Prize, Académie des Sciences de Paris (1984)
  • Leroy P. Steele, American Mathematical Society (1997)
  • Lobachevsky Medal (1997)
  • Wolf Prize (1993)
  • Balzan Prize (1999)
  • Kyoto Prize (2002)
  • Esser Nemmers Prize (2004)
  • Janos Bolyai Prize, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2005)
  • Abel Prize (2009)
  • Honorary doctor of Université de Genève
  • Honorary doctor of Tel-Aviv University
  • Académie des Sciences de Paris member
  • Academia Europaea member
  • National Academy of Sciences (US) foreign associate
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences foreign honorary member
  • London Mathematical Society honorary member
  • Norwegian Academy of Sciences foreign member
  • Royal Society (UK) foreign member

David Ruelle

  • Boris Bregel Award, New York Academy of Sciences (1974)
  • Albert 1er de Monaco Prize, Académie des Sciences de Paris (1979)
  • Dannie Heineman Prize, APS-AIP (1985)
  • Boltzmann Medal, IUPAP (1986)
  • Holweck Medal, Société Française de Physique and Institute of Physics (1995)
  • Ludwig Boltzmann Forschungspreis, Land Steiemark and Graz University
  • Henri Poincaré Prize, Fondation Daniel Iagolnitzer (2006)
  • Max Planck Medal, German Physical Society (2014)
  • Académie des Sciences de Paris member
  • Academia Europaea member
  • National Academy of Sciences (US) foreign associate
  • American Academy of Art and Sciences foreign honorary member
  • Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei foreign member

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