Professor Terence Tao will be awarded the 2020 Riemann Prize in Mathematics, established this year by Italy’s Riemann International School of Mathematics, which promotes fundamental mathematical research and education. The prize will be awarded every three years to an outstanding mathematician selected by an international committee.

“The prize has the patronage of all public and private universities of Lombardia in northern Italy, and is co-sponsored by the University of Milano, University of Milano-Bicocca, the government of Regione Lombardia and the municipality of Varese.”