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Prize of 10 million yuan! WLA Prize received in Shanghai

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: Nov 8, 2023 L M S

The winners of the 2023 World Laureates Association Prize received their medals in Shanghai on Monday at the opening ceremony of the 6th World Laureates Forum, in which hundreds of scientists from 25 countries and regions, including 27 Nobel laureates, gather in Shanghai for in-depth discussions on topics such as life sciences, intelligent science and China's dual carbon goals.

Arkadi Nemirovski, professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the United States, and Yurii Nesterov, professor at the University of Louvain in Belgium, were awarded the 2023 WLA Prize in Computer Science or Mathematics "for their seminal work in convex optimization theory". Karolin Luger, professor at the University of Colorado Boulder in the US, Daniela Rhodes from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge in the UK, and Timothy J. Richmond, professor at ETH Zurich in Switzerland won the Prize in Life Science or Medicine "for elucidating the structure of the nucleosome at the atomic level".