Good to hear about 2007 (the second) Abel prize award being given to the NYU professor Srinivasa S. R. Varadhan. The award is given to him for the stellar contribution to the field of probability theory.

References

[1]http://media.www.nyunews.com/media/storage/paper869/news/2007/03/26/News/Professor.Gets.nobel.Of.Math-2793188.shtml
[2]http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article1703101.ece
[3]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srinivasa_Varadhan