Le prix Shaw 2010 a été attribué au professeur Jean Bourgain.
Mathematical Sciences – awarded to Professor Jean Bourgain, Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA for his profound work in mathematical analysis and its application to partial differential equations, mathematical physics, combinatorics, number theory, ergodic theory and theoretical computer science.
Jean Bourgain, born 1954 in Brussels, Belgium, has been a Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA since 1994. He obtained his PhD from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium in 1977. He was a Professor of Mathematics at the Free University of Brussel, Belgium from 1981 to 1985, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, USA from 1985 to 2006 and at the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, Paris, France from 1985 to 1995. He is a Foreign Member of the Academics of Science of France, Poland and Sweden.