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Dantzig Prize - Call for nominations 2018


Call for nomination of the 2018 George B. Dantzig Prize

Nominations are solicited for the 2018 George B. Dantzig Prize, administered jointly by the Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

The Dantzig prize is awarded to one or more individuals for original research which by its originality, breadth and depth, is having a major impact on the field of mathematical optimization. The contribution(s) for which the award is made must be publicly available and may belong to any aspect of mathematical optimization in its broadest sense. The 2018 prize will be presented at the SIAM Annual Meeting, July 9-13, 2018, in Portland, Oregon. The award will include a certificate containing the citation and a cash prize.

The members of the 2018 Dantzig Prize committee are:

  • Gérard Cornuejols, Carnegie-Mellon University (chair)
  • Monique Laurent, CWI Amsterdam and Tilburg University
  • Jorge Nocedal, Northwestern University
  • Michael Overton, New York Univerity

Nominations should consist of a letter describing the nominee's qualifications for the prize, and a current curriculum vitae of the nominee including a list of publications. Nominations and questions regarding the nomination process should be sent to:

Professor Gérard Cornuejols
Email: gc0v@andrew.cmu.edu

The deadline for nominations is November 30, 2017.

More information on the prize, including past winners, is available here or on the SIAM homepage .