Prizes and Awards


The following prizes and awards will be presented at the prizes and awards luncheon on Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 12:30 - 2:30 PM.

The John von Neumann Lecture
Compatible Discretizations of PDE’s
Franco Brezzi, IMATI - Institute of Applied Mathematics and Information Technology and IUSS - Institute for Advanced Study, Pavia, Italy
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AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture
Swarming by Nature and by Design
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles
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I. E. Block Community Lecture
"Kill All The Quants"?: Models vs. Mania In The Current Financial Crisis
Andrew W. Lo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Ralph E. Kleinman Prize
Weinan E, Princeton University

W. T. and Idalia Reid Prize
The Moment Problem for Positive Rational Measures: Convexity in the Spirit of Krein
Anders Lindquist, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Audio/Slide of Presentation

SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession
J. Tinsley Oden, University of Texas at Austin

SIAM Award in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling
Problem A, The Continuous Problem: "Designing a Traffic Circle"
Solution: "A Simulation-Based Assessment of Traffic Circle Control"
Harvard University
Department of Mathematics
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Students: Christopher Chang, Zhou Fan, Yi Sun Faculty Advisor: Professor Clifford H. Taubes

Problem B, The Discrete Problem: "Energy and the Cell Phone"
Solution: "America's New Calling"
Southwestern University
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Georgetown, Texas
Students: Stephen Foster, Bob Potter, Tommy Rogers Faculty Advisor: Professor Richard T. Denman

SIAM Outstanding Paper Prizes
Winners To Be announced

SIAM Student Paper Prize
Winners To Be Announced

Theodore von Karman Prize
Computational Environments for Coupling Multiphase Flow, Transport, and Geomechanics in Porous Media for Modeling Carbon Sequestration
Mary F. Wheeler, University of Texas at Austin
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James H. Wilkinson Prize
Numerical Techniques for Stiff and Multiscale Differential Equations
Assyr Abdulle, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
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The following two prizes will be presented in conjunction with the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications:

SIAG/Control and Systems Theory Prize
SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize

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