Awards & Winners

John Milnor

Date of Birth 20-February-1931
Place of Birth Orange
(Essex County, New Jersey)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as John Willard Milnor
Profession Mathematician
John Willard Milnor is a highly influential American mathematician known for his work in differential topology, K-theory and dynamical systems. Milnor is a distinguished professor at Stony Brook University and one of the four mathematicians to have won the Fields Medal, the Wolf Prize, and the Abel Prize.

Awards by John Milnor

Check all the awards nominated and won by John Milnor.


Abel Prize
(For pioneering discoveries in topology, geometry and algebra.)


Wolf Prize in Mathematics
(For ingenious and highly original discoveries in geometry, which have opened important new vistas in topology from the algebraic, combinatorial, and differentiable viewpoint.)


National Medal of Science for Mathematics and Computer Science
(For clever and ingenious approaches in topology which have solved long outstanding problems and opened new exciting areas in this active branch of mathematics.)


Fields Medal
(For his work in differential topology.)