I thought this wasn’t supposed to be announced until late this evening New York time, but the Fields Medal announcement is now online. The winners are:
- Artur Avila
- Manjul Bhargava
- Martin Hairer
- Maryam Mirzakhani
Mirzakhani is the first woman to win a Fields medal. Congratulations to all four.
I’m not at all knowledgeable about the work of this year’s medalists, for this you can consult the press releases on the ICM page.
Update: For ICM blogging, clearly the place to go is the blog of a Fields Medalist.
Update: According to Tim Gowers, the Fields Medal Committee was: Daubechies, Ambrosio, Eisenbud, Fukaya, Ghys, Dick Gross, Kirwan, Kollar, Kontsevich, Struwe, Zeitouni and Günter Ziegler.