The scientific research award of the Fundación Princesa de Girona is awarded annualy, comes with a prize money of Euro 20'000 and is a distinction for extraordinary Spanish scientists below the age of 35.
Xavier Ros-Oton (30) was chosen for chosen for being one of the most brilliant mathematicians with the greatest global impact, despite being just 30 years old. He has been recognised by the mathematical community as one of the most influential researchers owing to his work on partial differential equations, which make a vital contribution to the field of science, and in 2018 he was the most cited mathematician of his age in the world.
The prize will be awarded in November by King of Spain.
The Faculty of Science congratulates Xavier Ros-Oton for this award.