2018 Fields Medals

The Department of Mathematics congratulates Caucher Birkar of the University of Cambridge, a former PhD advisee of JHU math professor Vyacheslav Shokurov, on being awarded one of the 2018 Fields Medals for his work in algebraic geometry. To learn more about Birkar’s life and research, see Quanta Magazine’s profile of Birkar.

Congratulations again to Prof. Birkar and all of this year’s awardees!