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Abelprizewinner 2021 László Lovász. Photo Peter Bagde.

2021: László Lovász

Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics (ELKH, MTA Institute of Excellence) and Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
"for their foundational contributions to theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics, and their leading role in shaping them into central fields of modern mathematics."
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Avi Wigderson, Abel Prize

2021: Avi Wigderson

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA
"for their foundational contributions to theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics, and their leading role in shaping them into central fields of modern mathematics."

Videos

WFSJ: Meet László Lovász and Avi Wigderson

Technology journalist Andrada Fiscutean in conversation with the Abel Prize 2021 laureates László Lovász and Avi Wigderson.

Short interview with László Lovász

Interview with László Lovász from the Abel Prize announcement 2021 by Alex Bellos.

The Abel reception

Due to Covid-19, both the 2020 Laureates, Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis and the 2021 Laureates, László Lovász and Avi Wigderson was honoured together in this online reception. The reception contains speeches, greetings, music and interviews with the Laureates.

The Abel Prize announcement 2021

The Abel Prize is announced by the President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

The Abel Prize award ceremony

Due to Covid-19, both the 2020 Laureates, Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis and the 2021 Laureates, László Lovász and Avi Wigderson was honoured together in this online award ceremony.

The Abel lectures

László Lovász: Continuous limits of finite structures
Avi Wigderson: The Value of Errors in Proofs
Programme and summary available in the YouTube description.

Short interview with Avi Wigderson

Interview with Avi Wigderson from the Abel Prize Announcement 2021 by Alex Bellos. Thumbnail picture credit: Andrea Kane/IAS..