Fields Medal Video: Caucher Birkar

Caucher Birkar of the University of Cambridge proved the boundedness of Fano varieties and contributed to the minimal model program.

This video was presented during the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro on August 1, 2018, organized by the International Mathematical Union.

Read about Birkar’s work in detail: An Innovator Who Brings Order to an Infinitude of Euqations (Quanta Magazine).

The 2018 Fields medalists are:

 

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