Fermat Prize

Fermat Prize of the Université Paul Sabatier


The Fermat Prize is awarded to a mathematician for decisive research in those fields to which Pierre de Fermat contributed, namely: Statements of Variational Principles; Foundations of Probability and Analytical Geometry; and Number Theory. The main aim is to reward those whose researches are accessible to the greatest number of professional mathematicians within these fields.

1989 A Bahri

... for the introduction of new methods in the Calculation of Variations.
1989 K A Ribet
... for his contribution to Number Theory and Fermat's last Theorem.
1991 J-L Colliot-Thélène
... for his work on Number Theory and rational manifolds the research for which was undertaken to a large extent with J-J Sansuc.
1993 J-M Coron
... for his contributions to the study of Variational Problems and Control Theory.
1995 A J Wiles
... for his works on Shimura-Taniyama-Weil's conjecture which resulted in the demonstration of Fermat's Last Theorem.
1997 M Talagrand
... for his fundamental contributions in various domains of Probability.
1999 F Bethuel and F Helein
... for several important contributions to the theory of variational calculus, which have consequences in Physics and Geometry.
2001 R L Taylor
... for his various contributions to the study of links between Galois representations and automorphic forms.
2001 W Werner
... for his works on the intersection exponents of Brownian motion and their impact in theoretical Physics.
2003 L Ambrosio
... for his impressive contributions to the Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory, and their link with partial differential equations.
2005 P Colmez
... for his contributions to the study of L functions and p-adic Galois representations.
2005 J-F Le Gall
... for his contributions to the fine analysis of planar Brownian motions, his invention of the Brownian snake and its applications to the study of non-linear partial differential equations.
2007 C Khare
... for his proof, in collaboration with Jean-Pierre Wintenberger, of Serre's modularity conjecture in number theory.

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