### Who is Indian Abel Prize winner?

## Who is Indian Abel Prize winner?

Srinivasa S.R. Varadhan

Srinivasa S.R. Varadhan, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, is awarded the Abel Prize for 2007 “for his fundamental contributions to probability theory and in particular for creating a unified theory of large deviations”.

## Who is the only Indian to receive Abel’s prize that is considered to be Nobel Prize?

Srinivasa SR Varadhan

Indian-born Srinivasa SR Varadhan on Tuesday accepted the Norwegian Abel Prize, known as the ‘Nobel Prize for mathematics’. King Harald presented the award worth 6 million kroner ($920,000) at a ceremony in Oslo.

**Who won first Abel Prize?**

Jean-Pierre Serre

Jean-Pierre Serre, professor emeritus at Collège de France in Paris, is awarded the Abel Prize for 2003.

**Who won the first Nobel prize for math?**

Niels Henrik Abel (1802-1829), after whom the prize is named, was a leading 19th-century Norwegian mathematician whose work in algebra has had lasting impact despite Abel’s early death aged just 26.

### Why did Gandhi not get the Nobel Prize?

In retrospect, the horizon of the Norwegian Nobel Committee may seem too narrow. Gandhi was very different from earlier laureates. On November 18, 1948, the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to make no award that year on the grounds that “there was no suitable living candidate”.

### When did the first Abel Prize book come out?

A book series presenting Abel Prize laureates and their research was commenced in 2010. The first three volumes cover the years 2003–2007, 2008–2012, and 2013-2017 respectively.

**Who are the members of the Abel Prize?**

It took almost a century before the prize was finally established by the Government of Norway in 2001, and it was specifically intended “to give the mathematicians their own equivalent of a Nobel Prize.” The laureates are selected by the Abel Committee, the members of which are appointed by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters .

**Who was the Niels Henrik Abel Prize named after?**

It is named after Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel (1802–1829) and directly modeled after the Nobel Prizes. It comes with a monetary award of 6 million Norwegian Kroner (NOK) (€600,000 or $660,000).

Who is Indian Abel Prize winner? Srinivasa S.R. Varadhan Srinivasa S.R. Varadhan, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, is awarded the Abel Prize for 2007 “for his fundamental contributions to probability theory and in particular for creating a unified theory of large deviations”. Who is the only Indian to receive Abel’s prize that is…