Prix Salem 2011

Dapeng Zhan and Julien Dubedat
awarded the 2011 Salem Prize

The Salem Prize 2011 has been awarded to DAPENG ZHAN from Michigan State University and JULIEN DUBEDAT from Columbia University for their outstanding work on the Schramm-Loewner Evolutions (SLE), specifically for the proof of the reversibility and duality conjectures.

The prize, in memory of Raphael Salem, is awarded yearly to young researchers for outstanding contributions to the field of analysis.

Previous winners of the Salem Prize include the following mathematicians N. Varopoulos, R. Hunt, Y. Meyer, C. Fefferman, T. Körner, E.M. Nikisin, H. Montgomery, W. Beckner, M.R. Herman, S.B. Bockarëv, B.E. Dahlberg, G. Pisier, S. Pichorides, P. Jones, A.B. Aleksandrov, J. Bourgain, C. Kenig, T. Wolff, N.G. Makarov, G. David, J.L. Journé, A.L. Vol’berg, J-C. Yoccoz, S.V. Konyagin, C.McMullen, M. Shishikura, S. Treil, K. Astala, H. Eliasson, M. Lacey, C. Thiele, T. Wooley, F. Nazarov, T. Tao, O. Schramm, S. Smirnov, X. Tolsa, E. Lindenstrauss, K. Soundararajan, B. Green, A. Avila, S.Petermichl, A. Venkatesh, B. Klartag, A. Naor and Nalini Anantharaman.

The prize committee consisted of J. Bourgain, C. Fefferman, P. Jones, N. Nikolski, G. Pisier, P. Sarnak and J-C. Yoccoz.