Call for Nominations

SIAG/Algebraic Geometry Early Career Prize


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The SIAG/Algebraic Geometry Early Career Prize (SI(AG)2 Early Career Prize) is awarded every two years to one outstanding early career researcher in the field of algebraic geometry and its applications for distinguished contributions to the field in the three calendar years prior to the year of the award.

Eligibility Criteria:

The research must contain significant research contributions to algebraic geometry and its applications. One key paper must be cited as evidence of the contributions, though a body of papers may be discussed in the nomination.

The qualifying key paper must have been published in English in a peer-reviewed journal. For the 2017 award, the paper must have been published between the dates of January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2016. The candidate must have been awarded their PhD no earlier than 2011 or may be a current graduate student. The key paper must have been published no more than three (3) years after the candidate received their PhD.

Nomination Deadline:

November 15, 2016 - Closed for Nominations

Required Materials:

Selection Committee:

Jan Draisma (Chair), Universität Bern, Switzerland
Sandra Di Rocco, KTH Stockholm, Sweden
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
Rekha Thomas, University of Washington
Charles Wampler, General Motors Research and Development Center, Warren, Michigan
Lihong Zhi, Academia Sinica, Beijing, P. R. China

Contact with questions regarding nomination procedure.

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