Peter Scholze

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Peter Scholze
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Peter Scholze in 2014
Born (1987-12-11) 11 December 1987 (age 34)
Alma materUniversity of Bonn
Known forIntroduction of perfectoid spaces and diamonds

Prismatic cohomology

Condensed mathematics

Geometrization of the local Langlands conjectures
AwardsPrix and Cours Peccot (2012)
SASTRA Ramanujan Prize (2013)
Clay Research Award (2014)
Cole Prize (2015)
Fermat Prize (2015)
Ostrowski Prize (2015)
EMS Prize (2016)
Leibniz Prize (2016)
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy Award (2016)
Fields Medal (2018)
Scientific career
Arithmetic geometry
Algebraic geometry
Algebraic number theory
InstitutionsUniversity of Bonn
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
University of California, Berkeley
Clay Mathematics Institute
ThesisPerfectoid Spaces (2011)
Doctoral advisorMichael Rapoport[1]

Peter Scholze (born 11 December 1987[2]) is a German mathematician known for his work in arithmetic geometry. He has been a professor at the University of Bonn since 2012 and director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics since 2018. He has been called one of the leading mathematicians in the world.[3][4] He won the Fields Medal in 2018.

References[change | change source]

  1. Peter Scholze at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.
  2. "HCM: Prof. Dr. Peter Scholze". Retrieved 2022-08-25.
  3. Klarreich, Erica (2018-08-01). "A Master of Numbers and Shapes Who Is Rewriting Arithmetic". Quanta Magazine. Retrieved 2022-08-25.
  4. Welle (, Deutsche. "Don't call me a prodigy: the rising stars of European mathematics | DW | 23.07.2016". DW.COM. Retrieved 2022-08-25.