Call for Nominations

Julian Cole Lectureship

The Julian Cole Lectureship is awarded every four years to a member of the scientific or engineering community for an outstanding contribution to the mathematical characterization and solution of a challenging problem in the physical or biological sciences, or in engineering, or for the development of mathematical methods for the solution of such problems.

SIAM will present the third award of the Julian Cole Lectureship at the SIAM Annual Meeting (AN14), to be held July 7-11, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois.

Description of the Award

The award consists of a certificate and a cash prize of $1,000.  The recipient will deliver the Julian Cole Lecture at the annual meeting.  SIAM will reimburse the Cole Lecturer's travel expenses to attend the meeting to receive the award and deliver the lecture.


Nominations should be sent to by November 15, 2013.  Attach a letter of nomination, including a description of the contribution, a CV of the candidate, and letters of support from two or three experts (not more than three letters).  Letters should be addressed as below:

Professor M. Gregory Forest
Chair, Julian Cole Lectureship Committee
c/o J. M. Littleton
3600 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688

Telephone: 215-382-9800 ext. 303

Selection Committee

Click here to see a list of selection committee members by year.

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