Alessio Figalli has been awarded the Fields medal for his contributions, among other things, to optimal transport theory.
The International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 has got off to a joyous start with the announcement of some of the most prestigious prizes in mathematics.
Caucher Birkar has been awarded the Fields medal for his contribution to algebraic geometry.
Peter Scholze has received the Fields medal 2018 for transforming arithmetic algebraic geometry.
The world's biggest mathematics conference is set to start in Rio de Janeiro.