Karen Uhlenbeck to Receive 2020 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement

Photo credit: Andrea Kane, Institute for Advanced Study.

From the AMS: The 2020 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement will be awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck for her long-lasting influence in geometric topology and analysis and for her mentorship of young people and women in mathematics. Karen Uhlenbeck’s mathematics has laid the foundation for a tremendous range of research in differential geometry and geometric analysis over the past four decades.

DINAMICS readers may recall that Uhlenbeck was awarded the Abel Prize this spring and was the subject of a DINAMICS Someone You Should Know post. Read more about this announcement, including Uhlenbeck’s response, here.

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