Nicolas Perkowski wins the 2018 Rollo-Davidson Prize

31st March 2018 in News and Events

The Rollo Davidson Trustees are pleased to announce the award of 2018 Rollo Davidson Prize.

Nicolas Perkowski
Nicolas Perkowski

This year's prize has been awarded to Nicolas Perkowski (Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin), for his role in the development of the theory of paracontrolled distributions for singular stochastic partial differential equations and for advances in the understanding of the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang equation.

The Rollo Davidson Trust was founded in 1975 in memory of Rollo Davidson, an accomplished mathematician of remarkable potential, and Fellow-elect of Churchill College, Cambridge, who died on the Piz Bernina in 1970. Initial funding from the Trust came from the royalties of two collections of papers published in 1973/74 by friends and colleagues of Rollo. The Trust awards an annual Prize for young probabilists and has benefited from the continuing association with the Davidson family.

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