Oberwolfach Prize

The Oberwolfach Prize is financed by the Oberwolfach Foundation and awarded in cooperation with the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach to young mathematicians. The prize is awarded approximately every three years for excellent achievements in changing fields of mathematics. The Scientific Committee of the Gesellschaft für mathematische Forschung e.V. is involved in selecting the prize winners from the nominations. The Oberwolfach Prize comes with an award of Euro 10,000.

Oberwolfach Prize 2019 for Junior Mathematicians

Portrait of Oskar Randal-Williams

The Oberwolfach Foundation awards in cooperation with the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach the Oberwolfach Prize 2019 for excellent achievements in Geometry and Topology to

Oscar Randal-Williams

The MFO thanks all researchers who have made a prize nomination in 2019. A laudation on Oscar Randal-Williams will appear here, soon.


Oberwolfach Prize Winners 1991 - 2016

Jacob Fox


Jacob Fox (Stanford)

Discrete Mathematics

Presentation of Jacob Fox

Hugo Duminil-Copin


Hugo Duminil-Copin (Genève)

Stochastics and Statistics

Presentation of H. Duminil-Copin

Presentation of the certificate to Nicola Gigli and László Székelyhidi


Nicola Gigli (Nice)
László Székelyhidi (Bonn)

Analysis and Applied Mathematics

Presentation of N. Gigli
Presentation of L. Szekelyhidi

Ngô Bao Châu


Ngô Bao Châu (Orsay)

Algebra and Number Theory

Presentation of Ngô Bao Châu

Paul Biran infront of Boy surface


Paul Biran (Tel Aviv)

Geometry and Topology

Presentation of P. Biran

Luca Trevisan


Luca Trevisan (Berkeley)

Discrete Mathematics

Alice Guionnet


Alice Guionnet (Paris)


Gero Friesecke

Stefan Sauter


Gero Friesecke (Oxford)
Stefan Sauter (Zürich)

Analysis and Applied Mathematics

Jörg Brüdern


Jörg Brüdern (Stuttgart)
Jens Franke (Bonn)

Number Theory and Algebra


Peter Kronheimer (Oxford)

Topology and Geometry