Call for Nomination

George B. Dantzig Prize

The George B. Dantzig Prize, established in 1979, is awarded jointly by Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

The Dantzig Prize is awarded to one or more individuals for original research, which by its originality, breadth, and scope, is having a major impact on the field of mathematical optimization.  The contribution(s) for which the award is made must be publicly available and may belong to any aspect of mathematical optimization in its broadest sense.

The Dantzig Prize will be awarded at the 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP 2015), to be held July 12-17, 2015, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.


Nominations must be received by November 15, 2014.  Nominations should consist of a letter describing the nominee’s qualifications for the prize and a current CV of the nominee including a list of publications.  Nominations should be addressed as below.  Submission of nomination materials in electronic form is strongly encouraged. The call for nominations can also be found at the MOS website.

Professor Margaret Wright
Computer Science Department
Courant Institute
New York University
251 Mercer Street
New York, NY   10012

Selection Committee

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