The SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Best Paper Prize (SIAG/LA Best Paper Prize) is awarded every three years to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper, as determined by the selection committee, on a topic in applicable linear algebra in the four calendar years preceding the award year.

The qualifying paper must contain significant research contributions to the field of linear algebra, as commonly defined in the mathematical literature, with direct or potential applications. The paper must have been published in English in a peer-reviewed journal in the four calendar years preceding the award year.

For the 2021 award, the paper must have been published between the dates of January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2020.

- Nominator’s letter of recommendation for candidate
- Bibliographic citation for candidate paper
- Digital version of the candidate paper (PDF required)

The SIAG/LA Best Paper 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.

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

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

Alison Ramage (Chair)

Beatrice Meini

Dominique Orban

Michael Overton

Raymond Tuminaro

James G. Nagy (Chair)

Mark Embree

Misha Kilmer

Daniel Kressner

Esmond G. Ng

Andreas Frommer (Chair)

Zlatko Drmac

Steve Kirkland

Dianne O'Leary

Beresford Parlett

Andreas Frommer (Chair)

Zlatko Drmac

Steve Kirkland

Dianne O'Leary

Beresford Parlett

Michele Benzi (Chair)

Inderjit Dhillon

Peter Lancaster

Julio Moro

Henk van der Vorst

Anne Greenbaum (Chair)

Alan Edelman

Roger Horn

Richard Lehoucq

Andrew J. Wathen

Stephen Vavasis (Chair)

Anne Greenbaum

Roger Horn

Bo Kågström

Lloyd N. Trefethen

**2000** Olga V. Holtz, Alan Edelman, Erik Elmroth, and Bo Kågström**1997** Stanley Eisenstat, Ming Gu, Gerard Sleijpen, and Henk Van Der Vorst**1994** Roland Freund, Noel Nachtigal, Anne Greenbaum, and Zdenek Strakos**1991** James W. Demmel and William Kahan**1988** James W. Demmel