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ICIAM Prizes

The ICIAM prizes will be presented at the official opening of ICIAM 2011. The prizes are:

ICIAM Collatz Prize 
The Collatz Prize was established to provide international recognition to individual scientists under 42 years of age for outstanding work on industrial and applied mathematics. It was created on the initiative of GAMM, and first awarded in 1999. Carrying a cash award of USD 1000, the Collatz Prize is presently funded by GAMM.

Awarded to Emmanuel Candès (Stanford & Pasadena, USA)


ICIAM Lagrange Prize 
The Lagrange Prize was established to provide international recognition to individual mathematicians who have made an exceptional contribution to applied mathematics throughout their careers. It was created on the initiative of SMAI, SEMA and SIMAI and first awarded in 1999. Carrying a cash award of USD 3000, the Lagrange Prize is presently funded by the three member societies SMAI, SEMA and SIMAI.

Awarded to Alexandre J. Chorin (Berkeley, USA)


ICIAM Maxwell Prize 
The Maxwell Prize was established to provide international recognition to a mathematician who has demonstrated originality in applied mathematics. It was created on the initiative of the IMA (with the support of the J.C. Maxwell Society), and first awarded in 1999. Carrying a cash award of USD 1000, the Maxwell Prize is presently funded by IMA.

Awarded to Vladimir Rokhlin (New Haven, USA)

ICIAM Pioneer Prize 
The Pioneer Prize was established for pioneering work introducing applied mathematical methods and scientific computing techniques to an industrial problem area or a new scientific field of applications. It was created on the initiative of SIAM, and was first awarded in 1999. Carrying a cash award of USD 1000, the Pioneer Prize is presently funded by SIAM.

Awarded to James Albert Sethian (Berkeley, USA)


ICIAM Su Buchin Prize 
The Su Buchin Prize was established to provide international recognition of an outstanding contribution by an individual in the application of Mathematics to emerging economies and human development, in particular at the economic and cultural level in developing countries. It was created on the initiative of the CSIAM, and is being awarded for the second time. Carrying a cash award of USD 1000, the Su Buchin Prize is presently funded by CSIAM.

Awarded to Edward Lungu (Gabarone, Botswana)