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SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Early Career Prize

Established in 2017, the prize is awarded every three years to a post-PhD early career researcher for recent research contributions in the field of applicable linear algebra.

Prize Description


Prize Description

The SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Early Career Prize (SIAG/LA Early Career Prize) is awarded every three years to one post-PhD early career researcher in the field of applicable linear algebra for outstanding contributions to the field within six years of receiving the PhD or equivalent degree as of January 1 of the award year.


Eligibility Criteria

The candidate’s work must be a significant research contribution to applicable linear algebra. The qualifying contribution(s) for which the award is made must be publicly available and may belong to any aspect of applicable linear algebra. The candidate must have been awarded their PhD no earlier than six years prior to January 1 of the award year and no later than the nomination date. The committee may consider exceptions to the six years-from PhD rule, for career interruptions or delays occurring, e.g., for child bearing, child rearing, or elder care. Current graduate students are not eligible for this award.

For the 2021 award, the candidate must have received their PhD no earlier than January 1, 2015, and no later than the nomination deadline.


Required Materials

  • Nominator's letter of recommendation for candidate
  • Candidate's CV
  • Two or three letters of support from experts in the field

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The SIAG/LA Early Career Prize will be awarded at LA21 in New Orleans, LA.

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Prize Information

Prize Details

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Related Activity Group

Learn about the SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra.

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Selection Committee

Selection Committee

Chair

Valeria Simoncini
Università di Bologna

Members

Howard Elman
University of Maryland
Laura Grigori
INRIA Paris
Ilse Ipsen
North Carolina State University
Lars Ruthotto
Emory University

About the Award


About the SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Early Career Prize


The SIAG/LA Early Career Prize includes a certificate containing the citation. As part of the award, the recipient will be invited to give a brief plenary talk at the conference. SIAM will reimburse the recipient for reasonable travel expenses incurred in giving the talk.

Award Date

The prize will next be awarded in 2021 at the SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra.


Award Presentation

The Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra and the Chair of the Prize Committee will announce the award at the SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra and present the award to the recipient. An announcement of the award will appear in SIAM News, and on the activity group's website and newsletter.

Prize History



Prize History

Selection Committee

James Nagy (Chair)
Matthias Bolten
Heike Fassbender
Jennifer A. Scott
Jianlin Xia

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