MSJ Seki-Takakazu Prize

Seki-Takakazu Prize of the Mathematical Society of Japan


The Seki-Takakazu Prize is awarded by the Mathematical Society of Japan for distinguished contributions to the mathematical community over a sustained period. It was first awarded in 1995.

1995 Toyosaburo Taniguchi

... in recognition of his financial support for the Taniguchi International Workshop over 40 years.

1996 Friedrich Hirzebruch

... who has invited many Japanese mathematicians to the University of Bonn and the Max-Planck Institute.

2006 The Japan-U.S. Mathematics Institute

... was founded in 1988 by the Johns Hopkins Mathematics Department, with the cooperation of the Office of the President of Johns Hopkins University and members of the mathematical community of Japan. JAMI exists to further cooperation between the two countries in mathematical research through broadly based programs in Mathematics. It has organized 18 annual programs in widely ranging fields of mathematics, and the current program is "Recent Developments in Higher Dimensional Algebraic Geometry".

2007 Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques

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Mathematical Society of Japan Prizes, etc:

MSJ Seki-Takakazu Prize
MSJ Analysis Prize
MSJ Algebra Prize
MSJ Geometry Prize
MSJ Iyanaga, Spring and Autumn Prize

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