Assaf Naor receives Ostrowski Prize in Higher Mathematics


Prof. Dr. Assaf Naor (Picture: © Simons Foundation)

The Czech-Israeli mathematician Assaf Naor has been awarded the international Ostrowski Prize in Higher Mathematics 2019. The Ostrowski Prize is worth 100,000 Swiss Francs and named after Alexander M. Ostrowski, a professor of mathematics who taught at the University of Basel. Assaf Naor, a professor of mathematics at Princeton University (USA), receives the Ostrowski Prize 2019 in recognition of his pioneering achievements at the interface of the geometry of Banach spaces, the structure of metric spaces and algorithms.