SIAM50 PrizesandSpecial Lectures |
Tuesday, July 9 | |
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM |
SIAM Award Luncheon at Loews Hotel The following prizes and awards are being presented during the Award Luncheon:
The following prizes will have an additional lecture session: |
3:00 PM–3:30 PM |
The W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize This prize is awarded for research in, or other contributions to, the broadly defined areas of differential equations and control theory. Each prize may be given either for a single notable achievement or a collection of such achievements. The prize and lecture are given each year at the annual meeting of SIAM. This
year’s recipient: H. Thomas Banks, North Carolina State University |
6:15 PM-7:15 PM |
The I.E. Block Community Lecture is open to the public, and is intended to encourage public appreciation of the excitement and vitality of science. The Community Lecture is named in honor of SIAM's longtime managing Director, one of SIAM's founders. The public is invited to the Community Reception afterwards. This year's lecturer: Christoph Bregler, Stanford University |
Wednesday, July 10, 2002 | |
3:00 PM–3:45 PM |
Established in 1959, this prize is awarded to a mathematician, or a scientist in another field, who has made a distinguished contribution to pure and/or applied mathematics. This award is normally given every year at the SIAM Annual Meeting This year’s recipient: |
Thursday, July 11, 2002 | |
3:00 PM–3:30 PM |
The Julian Cole Lectureship is awarded for an outstanding contribution to the mathematical characterization and solution of a challenging problem in the physical or biological sciences or for the development of mathematical methods for the solution of such problems. This year’s recipient: Jonathan Chapman, Oxford University |
Friday, July 12, 2002 | |
3:00 PM–3:30 PM | George
Polya Prize Lecture
The George Polya is given every two years, alternately in two categories. The 2002 prize will be for a notable contribution in one of several areas of interest to George Polya such as approximation theory, complex analysis, number theory, orthogonal polynomials, probability theory, or mathematical discovery and learning. This
year’s recipients: |