The inaugural Ladyzhenskaya Prize in Mathematical Physics (OAL Prize) is awarded to Professor Svetlana Jitomirskaya “for her seminal and deep contributions to the spectral theory of almost periodic Schrödinger operators” in a session jointly organized by the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics and the Probability and Mathematical Physics conference on July 2 2022.
(WM)² 2022, the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics 2022 is part of the official program of the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development.
The year 2022 marks the 100th birthday of Olga Alexandrovna Ladyzhenskaya. To celebrate this event and honor her, the Ladyzhenskaya Prize in Mathematical Physics (OAL Prize) was established, with funding provided by the Simons Foundation. It will be awarded, in its inaugural edition, in a joint session of (WM)² 2022 and the Probability and Mathematical Physics ICM satellite event.,
With the recent tragic developments, and IMU's decisions about the ICM 2022 (see more information on IMU website), the second edition of the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics - (WM)^2 - becomes a virtual event taking place on July 1-2 2022. The (WM)² was originally planned to take place on July 5, 2022, the day prior to the ICM 2022. The date changed to accommodate the Ceremony for the IMU Prizes (Fields Medal, Abacus Medal, Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize, Chern Medal Award and Leelavati Prize), taking place on July 5, 2022. The organizing committee is currently discussing the necessary changes, but hopes to keep the spirit and the program of the (WM)^2 as originally conceived.