Salem Prize

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The Salem Prize, founded by the widow of Raphael Salem, is awarded every year to a young mathematician judged to have done outstanding work in Salem's field of interest, primarily the theory of Fourier series. The prize is considered highly prestigious and many of the recipients of Salem prize have also been awarded the Fields Medal later in their career. The prize was 5000 French Francs in 1990.[1]

Past winners[edit]

(Note: a F symbol denotes mathematicians who later earned a Fields Medal).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w Stechkin, S. B. (1991). "The Salem Prize". Russian Mathematical Surveys. 46 (5): 211. doi:10.1070/RM1991v046n05ABEH002842. 
  2. ^ Salem Prize 2011
  3. ^ Salem Prize 2013
  4. ^ Salem Prize 2014
  5. ^ Salem Prize till 2016
  6. ^ Salem Prize 2016