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8 September 2010

Palis receives Balzan Prize

Jacob Palis, president of TWAS, has won the 2010 Balzan Prize in mathematics.

Palis receives Balzan PrizeFour Balzan prizes are given annually to scholars, artists, and scientists who have conducted innovative research in a broad range of fields. Palis won for his contributions to the mathematical theory of complex systems.

The awards are named after Eugenio Balzan (1874-1953), former part-owner of the Italian daily Corriere della Sera, who left Italy in 1933 in protest against fascism.

Each recipient receives a cash prize of USD740,000.

For details, please see "The Balzan Prizewinners 2010" on the Balzan website.

 

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