This joint prize was established in 2002 to honor Sonia Kovalevsky and her work on the theory of differential equations. It is awarded to anyone in the scientific or engineering community whose work highlights the achievements of women in applied and computational mathematics. Nominations can be submitted via the AWM website.
The AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture is awarded annually by the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and SIAM to highlight significant contributions of women to applied or computational mathematics. The lecture is normally given at the SIAM Annual Meeting.
The lectureship may be awarded to anyone in the scientific or engineering community whose work highlights the achievements of women in applied or computational mathematics.
Congratulations to the 2019 winner, Catherine Sulem, who received the award at ICIAM 2019, in Valencia, Spain. Learn more about her accomplishments.
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The award consists of a plaque containing the citation and signed by the AWM President and the SIAM President. Reasonable travel expenses for the lecturer to the award ceremony will be shared by AWM and SIAM. In addition, the registration fee for the meeting will be waived for the lecturer.
The AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture will next be awarded at the 2020 SIAM Annual Meeting.
The award will be presented jointly by the presidents at the SIAM Annual Meeting. Announcements of the award will appear in the AWM Newsletter and SIAM News.
To learn more about the AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture, visit the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) website.
Heike Fassbender (Chair)Nilima NigamYuriko RenardySusanne Brenner
Irene Gamba (Chair) University of Texas at Austin Heike FassbenderTechnische Universität BraunschweigHelen MooreAstraZenecaYuriko RenardyVirginia Tech
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Ami Radunskaya Pomona CollegeMargaret CheneyColorado State UniversityIrene GambaUniversity of Texas at AustinHelen MooreBristol-Myers Squibb
2016 Lisa J. Fauci 2015 Linda J. S. Allen 2014 Irene M. Gamba 2013 Margaret Cheney 2012 Barbara Lee Keyfitz 2011 Susanne C. Brenner 2010 Suzanne Lenhart 2009 Andrea Bertozzi2008 Dianne O'Leary2007 Lai-Sang Young2006 Irene Fonseca2005 Ingrid Daubechies2004 Joyce R. McLaughlin2003 Linda R. Petzold
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