Prizes and Awards


A Prizes and Awards Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 12:30 – 2:30 PM.  The following Prizes and Awards will be recognized.

I. E. Block Community Lecture
Dmitri Tymoczko, Princeton University
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Julian Cole Lectureship
John R. King, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Richard C. DiPrima Prize
Colin B. Macdonald, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee
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George Pólya Prize
Emmanuel Candès, Stanford University
Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles

W. T. and Idalia Reid Prize in Mathematics
John A. Burns, Virginia Tech
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SIAM Award in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling 
PROBLEM A, the Continuous Problem:  “The Sweet Spot”
Solution:           An Optimal Model of the 'Sweet Spot' Effect
Winning team:   Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), PRC
                        School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics
Students:          Zhe Xiong, Qipei Mei, Fei Han
Advisor:             Professor Liang Gao

PROBLEM B, the Discrete Problem:  “Criminology”
Solution:           Following the Trail of Data
Winning team:   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
                        Department of Mathematical Sciences
Students:          Joseph H. Gibney, Emily P. Meissen, Yonatan Naamad
Advisor:             Professor Peter Kramer

SIAM Fellows
The Class of 2010 Fellows will be recognized

SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession
Martin Grötschel, Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin, Germany

SIAM Student Paper Prize
Bubacarr Bah, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Russell Carden, Rice University
Karin Leiderman, University of Utah

The John von Neumann Lecture
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
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