Call for Nomination

George B. Dantzig Prize

The George B. Dantzig Prize, established in 1979, is awarded jointly by the Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) and SIAM to one or more individuals for original research which by its originality, breadth, and depth, 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 prize will be presented at the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP), to be held August 19-24, 2012, in Berlin, Germany.


Nominations should consist of a letter describing the nominee's qualifications for the prize, and a current curriculum vitae of the nominee including a list of publications.  They should be sent to:

John Birge
University of Chicago
Booth School of Business
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL   60637

and received by November 15, 2011.  Submission of nomination materials in electronic form is strongly encouraged.

Selection Committee

The members of the selection committee are:  John Birge (Chair), Gerard Cornuejols, Yuri Nesterov, and Eva Tardos.

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