Fields Medal Winners

Awarded every four years by the International Congress of the International Mathematical Union, the Fields Medal honors the outstanding contributions to mathematics by a mathematician under the age of 40.

Fields Medal Winners

16 Fellows

First Name
Last Name
University
Grant
Award Year
  • First Name: Terence
    Last Name: Tao
    University: University of California, Los Angeles
    Grant: Mathematics, 1999
    Award Year: 2006
  • First Name: Andrei
    Last Name: Okounkov
    University: University of California, Berkeley
    Grant: Mathematics, 2000
    Award Year: 2006
  • First Name: Vladimir
    Last Name: Voevodsky
    University: Northwestern University
    Grant: Mathematics, 1997
    Award Year: 2002
  • First Name: Curtis
    Last Name: McMullen
    University: Princeton University
    Grant: Mathematics, 1988
    Award Year: 1998
  • First Name: Vaughan
    Last Name: Jones
    University: University of California, Los Angeles
    Grant: Mathematics, 1983
    Award Year: 1990
  • First Name: Michael
    Last Name: Freedman
    University: University of California, San Diego
    Grant: Mathematics, 1980
    Award Year: 1986
  • First Name: Shing-Tung
    Last Name: Yau
    University: Stony Brook University
    Grant: Mathematics, 1974
    Award Year: 1982
  • First Name: William
    Last Name: Thurston
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Grant: Mathematics, 1974
    Award Year: 1982
  • First Name: Daniel
    Last Name: Quillen
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Grant: Mathematics, 1967
    Award Year: 1978
  • First Name: Charles
    Last Name: Fefferman
    University: The University of Chicago
    Grant: Mathematics, 1970
    Award Year: 1978
  • First Name: David
    Last Name: Mumford
    University: Harvard University
    Grant: Mathematics, 1962
    Award Year: 1974
  • First Name: Heisuke
    Last Name: Hironaka
    University: Brandeis University
    Grant: Mathematics, 1962
    Award Year: 1970
  • First Name: John
    Last Name: Thompson
    University: Harvard University
    Grant: Mathematics, 1961
    Award Year: 1970
  • First Name: Stephen
    Last Name: Smale
    University: University of California, Berkeley
    Grant: Mathematics, 1960
    Award Year: 1966
  • First Name: Paul
    Last Name: Cohen
    University: Stanford University
    Grant: Mathematics, 1962
    Award Year: 1966
  • First Name: John
    Last Name: Milnor
    University: Princeton University
    Grant: Mathematics, 1955
    Award Year: 1962