JPBM Communications Award

Prize Specifications



The nominating committee for the communications award consists of one representative from each society, chosen from the members of JPBM. Chairing and guiding the process to select the recipient of the Communications Award is done by the society Chairing JPBM for the year. (JPBM Mtg. 12/03)

Purpose and Criteria

This award was established by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) in 1988 to reward and encourage communicators who, on a sustained basis, bring mathematical ideas and information to nonmathematical audiences. Both mathematicians and non mathematicians are eligible. Currently, the $1,000 award is made annually. (JPBM Mtg. 12/03)

Nomination Procedures

You should provide:

  • name, position, institution, professional address and e-mail, professional phone and fax, home address and home phone number of the candidate;
  • name, position, institution, and professional address and phone of the nominator;
  • a statement of the action or actions that form the basis for the nomination;
  • the candidate's vita
  • at least one representative sample which illustrates the nominee's contribution. Books,videotapes, brochures, magazine articles, or other materials as appropriate.

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