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Luis Caffarelli wins the 2023 Abel prize
- Luis Caffarelli is the winner of the 2023 Abel prize, unofficially called the Nobel prize for mathematics.
- Mr Caffarelli has won the prestigious award for his work on partial differential equations (PDA), a class of equations that describe many real-world physical systems, from melting ice to jet engines.
- He is the first ever winner of Abel Prize from South Africa.
- Luis Caffarelli is currently a professor at the University of Texas at Austin.
- Abel prize
- The Abel prize is an annual award given by the by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters for outstanding scientific work in the field of mathematics.
- It comes with a cash award of 7.5 million Norwegian kroner