Luis Caffarelli has won the 2023 Abel Prize for his contributions to regularity theory for nonlinear partial differential equations, including free-boundary problems and the Monge-Ampère equation.
- The Abel Prize is a prestigious award in mathematics that recognizes pioneering scientific achievements in mathematics.
- It is named after Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel.
- The Norwegian Parliament established the prize in 2002, and it includes a monetary award of 7.5 million kroner (approximately $720,000) and a glass plaque.
- It is awarded by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters on behalf of the Ministry of Education of Norway.