Yasha Eliashberg and Helmut Hofer were awarded the 2013 Hopf Prize for their outstanding contributions to symplectic geometry and related fields.

The Hopf Prize, first given in 2009, is awarded by the ETH in Zurich every two years. The previous winners were Michael Rapaport (2009) and Robert Macpherson (2011).

Congratulations, Yasha!

 

From the announcement email of Professor/Chairman Brian White 12/3/13