Fields Medal Video: Alessio Figalli

Alessio Figalli of ETH Zurich contributed to the theory of optimal transport, which has applications in partial differential equations, metric geometry and probability.

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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 Figalli’s work in detail: A Traveler Who Finds Stability in the Natural World (Quanta Magazine).

The 2018 Fields medalists are: