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SIAM Activity Group on Uncertainty Quantification Early Career Prize

Established in 2016, the prize is awarded to an individual in their early career for research contributions in the field of uncertainly quantification.

Next Call for Nominations Opens: March 1, 2023

Prize Description


Prize Description

The SIAM Activity Group on Uncertainty Quantification Early Career Prize (SIAG/UQ Early Career Prize) is awarded every two years to one individual in their early career for outstanding research contributions in the field of uncertainty quantification in the three calendar years prior to the award year.


Eligibility Criteria

The candidate’s work must contain significant research contributions to the field of uncertainty quantification. One key paper must be cited as evidence of the contributions, though a body of papers may be discussed in the nomination. The qualifying key paper must have been published in English in a peer-reviewed journal in the three calendar years prior to the award year. The key paper must have been published no more than three years after the candidate received their PhD. The committee may consider exceptions to the three-years-from-PhD rule, for career interruptions or delays occurring, e.g., for child bearing, child rearing, or elder care.

For the 2024 award, the paper must have been published between the dates of January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2023. The candidate must have been awarded their PhD no earlier than 2018 or may be a current graduate student.


Required Materials

  • Nominator’s letter of recommendation for candidate
  • Candidate's CV
  • Bibliographic citation for candidate’s key contributing paper
  • Two or three letters of support from experts in the field

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The 2022 SIAG/Uncertainty Quantification Early Career Prize will be awarded at UQ22.

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Selection Committee

Selection Committee

Chair

Roger Ghanem
University of Southern California

Members

Mihai Anitescu
Argonne National Laboratory
Donald Estep
Simon Fraser University
Noemi Petra
University of California, Merced
Christian Soize
Université Gustave Eiffel

About the Award


About the SIAM Activity Group on Uncertainty Quantification Early Career Prize


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

Award Date

The prize will next be awarded in 2022 at the SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification.


Award Presentation

The Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Uncertainty Quantification and the Chair of the Prize Committee will announce the award at the SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification 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

Roger Ghanem (Chair)
Mihai Anitescu
Donald Estep
Noemi Petra
Christian Soize

Selection Committee

Fabio Nobile (Chair)
Habib Najm
Tanja Tarvainen
Chien-Fu Wu

Selection Committee

Jan S. Hesthaven (Chair)
James Berger
Shi Jin
Ralph C. Smith

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