Call for Nominations

Ralph E. Kleinman Prize

SIAM will award the Ralph E. Kleinman Prize at the SIAM awards ceremony to be held during ICIAM 2015, August 10-14, 2015, in Beijing, China.

The Ralph E. Kleinman Prize is awarded to an individual for outstanding research or other contributions that bridge the gap between mathematics and applications.  Work that uses high-level mathematics and/or invents new mathematical tools to solve applied problems from engineering, science, and technology is particularly appropriate.  The prize may be awarded for a single notable achievement or for a collection of such achievements.

Description of the Award

The award will consist of a hand-calligraphed, framed certificate and a cash award of $5,000. SIAM will reimburse reasonable travel expenses for the recipient to attend the award ceremony.


Nominations should be sent to by October 15, 2014.  Attach a letter of nomination, including a description of the contribution(s), a CV for the candidate, and letters of support from two or three experts (no more than three letters). Letters should be addressed as below:

Chair, Ralph E. Kleinman Prize Committee
c/o J. M. Littleton
3600 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688

Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 ext. 303
Fax: +1-215-386-7999

Selection Committee

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

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