The 2023 Pioneer Prize is awarded to Leslie Greengard (New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the Simons Foundation’s Flatiron Institute) for his pioneering work on fast algorithms, including the fast multipole method (one of the top 10 algorithms of the 20th century), fast Gauss transform, and fast direct solvers. Greengard is also honored for the development of innovative high-order, automatically adaptive algorithms for differential and integral equations.
The 2019 Pioneer Prize has been awarded to Yvon Maday in recognition of his leading role in the introduction of powerful methods for numerical simulation, such as spectral methods, reduced order modeling, domain decomposition, models and simulation in medical sciences, fluid-structure interaction, and ab-initio chemistry. Several of his works helped in the launching of start-ups and are intensively used in industry.
The 2015 Pioneer Prize has been awarded to Björn Engquist for fundamental contributions in the field of applied mathematics, numerical analysis and scientific computing which have had long lasting impact in the field as well as successful applications in science, engineering and industry.
The 2011 Pioneer Prize has been awarded to James A. Sethian for his fundamental methods and algorithms that have had a large impact in imaging and shape recovery in medicine, geophysics and tomography, and drop dynamics in inkjets.
2007 Heinz Engl
2007 Ingrid Daubechies
2003 Stanley Osher
1999 Ronald R. Coifman
1999 Helmut Neunzert