Prizes and Awards

Most of the invited speaker and prize speaker presentations and select minisymposia presentations from the 2014 SIAM Annual Meeting have been captured and are available as slides with synchronized audio. In addition there are PDF’s of the slides available for printing. View presentation slides with synchronized audio.

A prizes and Awards Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 12:45 – 2:30 PM at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue.  The following Prizes, Awards and Fellows will be recognized:

I. E. Block Community Lecture
Sep Kamvar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
View Presentation: Search and Discovery in Human Networks

John von Neumann Lecture
Leslie F. Greengard, Simons Foundation and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, USA
View Presentation: Fast, Accurate Tools for Physical Modeling in Complex Geometry

AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture
Irene M. Gamba, University of Texas at Austin, USA
View Presentation: The Evolution of Complex Interactions in Non-Linear Kinetic Systems

Julian Cole Lectureship
John Lowengrub, University of California at Irvine, USA
View Presentation: Growth, Patterning, and Control in Nonequilibrium Systems

Richard C. DiPrima Prize
Thomas D. Trogdon, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, USA

George Pólya Prize
Adam W. Marcus, Yale University, USA and Crisply, LLC, USA
Daniel A. Spielman, Yale University, USA
Nikhil Srivastava, Microsoft Research, India

W. T. and Idalia Reid Prize in Mathematics Lecture
Alain Bensoussan, University of Texas at Dallas, USA and City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
View Presentation: On the Master Equation in Mean Field Theory

Theodore von Karman Prize
Weinan E, Princeton University and
Richard D. James, University of Minnesota, USA
View Presentation: Materials from Mathematics

SIAM Award in the MCM
Problem A, the Continuous Problem
Zhejiang University, P. R. China
Students: Yuan Gong, Shu Liu, Yandi Shen
Faculty Advisor:  Jianxin Zhu

Problem B, the Discrete Problem
Southwest University for Nationalities, P.R. China
Students: Yiping Liu, Yongyi Xie, Yao Zhang
Faculty Advisor: Professor Gaoping Li

SIAM Student Paper Prize
Sean P. Cornelius, Northwestern University, USA
Realistic Control of Network Dynamics

Carlos Fernandez-Granda, Stanford University, USA
Towards a Mathematical Theory of Super-Resolution

Iain Smears, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Approximation of Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equations with Cordès Coefficients

SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession
Arieh Iserles, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

SIAM Outstanding Paper Prizes
Andrea L. Bertozzi, UCLA, and Arjuna Flenner, Naval Air Weapons Center
Diffuse Interface Models on Graphs for Classification of High Dimensional Data

Emmanuel J. Candès, Stanford University; Yonina C. Eldar, Technion, Israel; Thomas Strohmer, University of California, Davis; and Vladislav Voroninski, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Phase Retrieval via Matrix Completion

Yurii Nesterov, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Efficiency of Coordinate Descent Methods on Huge-Scale Optimization Problems

SIAM Fellows Class of 2014


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