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.
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.
The award can be presented to any member of the scientific community who meets the general guideline of the prize description.
Congratulations to the 2018 winner, John Hopcroft! Learn more about his accomplishments in his Q&A spotlight.
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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.
The SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession will next be awarded in July 2018 at the SIAM Annual Meeting.
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.
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Ilse Ipsen (Chair) L. Pamela Cook Lori Diachin Nicholas J. Higham Arieh Iserles Simon Tavener Philippe Toint
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