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SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession

The prize, established in 1985 and originally intended to be awarded periodically, is now awarded annually for contributions to the advancement of applied mathematics on the national or international level.

Prize Description


Prize Description

The prize is awarded every year to an applied mathematician who has made distinguished contributions to the furtherance of applied mathematics on the national or international level.


Eligibility Criteria

The award can be presented to any member of the scientific community who meets the general guideline of the prize description.

Winner Announcement

Congratulations to the 2018 winner, John Hopcroft! Learn more about his accomplishments in his Q&A spotlight.

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Prize Details

Prize Details

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Selection Committee

Selection Committee

Chair

Carol Woodward
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Members

Gui-Qiang Chen
Oxford University
Lisa Fauci
Tulane University
Chen Greif
University of British Columbia
Nicholas Higham
The University of Manchester
Arieh Iserles
University of Cambridge
Sherry Li
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

About the Award


About the SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession


The SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession includes a certificate. SIAM will reimburse the recipient for reasonable travel expenses incurred in attending the award ceremony.

Award Date

The SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession will next be awarded in July 2019 at the International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2019).


Award Presentation

The prize will be presented by the SIAM President at the Prizes and Awards Luncheon. The announcement of the award will appear in SIAM News, the SIAM website, and appropriate electronic media.

Prize History



Prize History

Selection Committee

Ilse Ipsen (Chair)
Gui-Qiang Chen
L. Pamela Cook
Lori Diachin
Nicholas J. Higham
Arieh Iserles
Simon Tavener

Selection Committee

Ilse Ipsen (Chair)
L. Pamela Cook
Lori Diachin
Nicholas J. Higham
Arieh Iserles
Simon Tavener
Philippe Toint

2016 Linda R. Petzold
2015 Carlos Castillo-Chavez
2014 Arieh Iserles
2013 Douglas N. Arnold
2012 Barbara Lee Keyfitz
2011 David E. Keyes
2010 Martin Grötschel
2009 J. Tinsley Oden
2008 Philippe Tondeur
2006 Peter D. Lax
2005 Cleve Moler
2004 Richard Tapia
2003 Gilbert Strang
2000 Margaret H. Wright
1997 Avner Friedman
1988 Gene H. Golub
1986 I. Edward Block

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