Call for Nomination


The SIAM Activity Group on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (SIAG/APDE) Prize, established in 2005, is awarded to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper, as determined by the prize committee, on a topic in Partial Differential Equations published in English in a peer-reviewed journal within the four calendar years preceding the year of the award.

The SIAG/APDE will present the award at the SIAM Conference on Analysis of PDE (PD15) to be held December 7-10, 2015, in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.


A candidate paper must be published in English in a peer-reviewed journal bearing a publication date within the eligibility period, that is, between January 1, 2011, and December 31, 2014.  It must contain significant research contributions to the field of analysis of partial differential equations, as commonly defined in the mathematical literature, with direct or potential applications.

Description of the Award

The award will consist of a plaque and a certificate containing the award citation.

At least one of the awardees is expected to attend the award ceremony and to present the paper as a plenary lecture at the meeting.  One of the plenary lectures at the meeting will be reserved for this purpose.  Travel expenses will be available to reimburse the speaker.  Should more than one author be involved in presenting the plenary lecture, reimbursement will be made only to one of the authors.


Nominations should be sent to by June 15, 2015. Attach (1) a letter of nomination, including a full bibliographic citation for the paper and a statement outlining the justification for the nomination in terms of its importance and impact and (2) a PDF version of the paper. The letter should be addressed to:

Professor Catherine Sulem
Chair, SIAG/APDE Selection Committee
c/o J. M. Littleton
3600 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688

Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 ext. 303

Selection Committee

Click here to see a list of selection committees by year.


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