George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics
The Birkhoff Prize is awarded for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense.
The current prize amount is US$5,000, awarded every three years to a member of AMS or SIAM.
Most Recent Prize: 2012
Bjorn Engquist received the Birkhoff Prize in 2012 for his contributions to a wide range of powerful computational methods over more than three decades.
About this Prize
The prize was established in 1967 in honor of Professor George David Birkhoff (pictured), with an initial endowment contributed by the Birkhoff family and subsequent additions by others. The American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) award the Birkhoff Prize jointly.
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