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Dantzig Prize - Call for nominations 2015


Call for nomination of the 2015 George B. Dantzig Prize

Nominations are solicited for the George B. Dantzig Prize, administered jointly by the Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). This 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 prize will be presented at the 2015 International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, to be held in Pittsburgh, USA on July 12-17, 2015. Past prize recipients are listed here. The members of the prize committee are:

  • John Birge, University of Chicago
  • Laurence Wolsey, Universite catholique de Louvain
  • Margaret Wright (Chair), New York University
  • Stephen Wright, University of Wisconsin

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. They should be sent to

Professor Margaret Wright
Computer Science Department
Courant Institute
New York University
251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012
Email: mhw@cs.nyu.edu

and received by 15 November, 2014. Submission of nomination materials in electronic form is strongly encouraged.