Announcement

Laureate of The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2004


The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2004 will be awarded to

Shiing-Shen Chern

for his initiation of the field of global differential geometry and his continued
leadership of the field, resulting in beautiful developments that are at the centre
of contemporary mathematics, with deep connections to topology, algebra and analysis,
in short, to all major branches of mathematics of the last sixty years.
 
 
27 May 2004, Hong Kong