SHIING-SHEN CHERN (1911 - 2004)


The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2004


is awarded to




for his initiation of the field of global differential geometry and his continued leadership of the field, resulting in beautiful developments that are at the centre of contemporary mathematics, with deep connections to topology, algebra and analysis, in short, to all major branches of mathematics of the last sixty years.


27 May 2004

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