Xavier Ros-Oton, 2019 FPdGi Scientific Research Award

The winner was chosen for being “one of the most brilliant mathematicians with the greatest global impact”

Xavier Ros-Oton (Barcelona, ​​1988) has a Doctorate in Mathematics from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. He has undertaken research and teaching stays at the University of Texas at Austin (USA) and is currently professor of mathematics at the Institute of Mathematics of the University of Zurich (Switzerland).

Dr. Ros-Oton has focused his research on the field of partial differential equations, a branch of physics and engineering, among other sciences, in which many questions remain unresolved, including some of mathematics’ most famous problems.

His contributions on this subject have had a great impact on the mathematical community and the results of his research have been published in the world’s leading mathematics journals, making him the most cited mathematician of his age in the world. Dr. Ros-Oton has received numerous awards, such as the Rubio de Francia Prize from the Royal Spanish Mathematical Society (RSME) in 2017, the Antonio Valle Award from the Spanish Society of Applied Mathematics (SEMA) for best young researcher and the ERC Starting Grant in 2018. This year he was chosen as one of the plenary speakers at the RSME biennial congress.

 

 

 

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