European Latsis Prize 2012
Professor Uffe Haagerup has published numerous papers in scientific and academic journals and has received many awards and distinctions for his contribution in mathematics.
The award is funded by the Geneva-based Fondation Latsis Internationale and was established in 1999. It is awarded by the European Science Foundation, ESF, to individuals or a group who, in the opinion of their peers, have made the greatest contribution to a particular field of research, which varies each year.
For the ESF's announcement, see here.
For the 1991-2011 laureates' list, see here.