• Dr. Cedric Villani
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Cédric Villani received several national and international prizes for his research.

He is being awarded the 2010 Fields Medal for his proofs of nonlinear Landau damping and convergence to equilibrium for the Boltzmann equation.

Villani's numerous honors include furthermore:

  • 2014 Joseph L. Doob Prize for this book Optimal Transport
  • 2013 Gibbs-Lecture of the American Mathematical Society
  • 2013 Member of the Académie des sciences
  • 2011 Appointment to the Knight of the National Order of Merit
  • 2010 Fields Medal, received in Hyderabad by the President of India
  • 2010 Spokesperson for the French Mathematical Community in media and political circles
  • 2009 Fermat Prize of the Université Toulouse, France
  • 2009 Henri Poincare Prize of the International Association of Mathematical Physics
  • 2009 Appointment to the Knight of the Ordre Natioanl du Mérite
  • 2008 Prize of the European Mathematical Society
  • 2007 Jacques Herbrand Prize of the Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 Invited lecturer at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Madrid, Spain
  • 2006 Member of the Institut Universitaire de France
  • 2004 Harold Grad lecturer
  • 2003 Plenary lecturer at the International Congress of Mathematical Physics in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2003 Peccot-Vimont Prize and Cours Peccot of the College de France
  • 2001 Louis Armand Prize of the Academy of Sciences