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AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture

This joint prize was established in 2002 to honor Sonia Kovalevsky and her work on the theory of differential equations. It is awarded to anyone in the scientific or engineering community whose work highlights the achievements of women in applied and computational mathematics. Nominations can be submitted via the AWM website.

Prize Description


Prize Description

The AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture is awarded annually by the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and SIAM to highlight significant contributions of women to applied or computational mathematics. The lecture is normally given at the SIAM Annual Meeting.


Eligibility Criteria

The lectureship may be awarded to anyone in the scientific or engineering community whose work highlights the achievements of women in applied or computational mathematics.


Required Materials

  • Nominator’s letter of recommendation for the candidate
  • List of most important research papers
  • Proposed award citation (about 100 words)

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The AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture will be awarded at ICIAM 2019 in Valencia, Spain. Want to attend?

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Prize Details

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Selection Committee

Selection Committee

Chair

Heike Fassbender
Technische Universität Braunschweig

Members

Susanne C. Brenner
Louisiana State University
Nilima Nigam
Simon Fraser University
Yuriko Renardy
Virginia Tech

About the Award


About the AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture


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The award consists of a plaque containing the citation and signed by the AWM President and the SIAM President. Reasonable travel expenses for the lecturer to the award ceremony will be shared by AWM and SIAM. In addition, the registration fee for the meeting will be waived for the lecturer.

Award Date

The AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture will next be awarded in July 2019 at International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2019).


Award Presentation

The award will be presented jointly by the presidents at the SIAM Annual Meeting. Announcements of the award will appear in the AWM Newsletter and SIAM News.


Contact

Contact AWM by email or by phone at 703-934-0163 with questions regarding nomination procedure.

Prize History



Prize History

Selection Committee

Irene Gamba (Chair)
University of Texas at Austin
Heike Fassbender
Technische Universität Braunschweig
Helen Moore
AstraZeneca
Yuriko Renardy
Virginia Tech

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Selection Committee

Ami Radunskaya
Pomona College
Margaret Cheney
Colorado State University
Irene Gamba
University of Texas at Austin
Helen Moore
Bristol-Myers Squibb

2016 Lisa J. Fauci
2015 Linda J. S. Allen
2014 Irene M. Gamba
2013 Margaret Cheney
2012 Barbara Lee Keyfitz
2011 Susanne C. Brenner
2010 Suzanne Lenhart
2009 Andrea Bertozzi
2008 Dianne O'Leary
2007 Lai-Sang Young
2006 Irene Fonseca
2005 Ingrid Daubechies
2004Joyce R. McLaughlin
2003 Linda R. Petzold

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