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Dantzig Prize - Call for nominations 2012


Call for nomination of the 2012 George B. Dantzig Prize

Nominations are solicited for the George B. Dantzig Prize, administered jointly by the Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). This prize is awarded to one or more individuals for original research which by its originality, breadth and depth, is having a major impact on the field of mathematical optimization. The contribution(s) for which the award is made must be publicly available and may belong to any aspect of mathematical optimization in its broadest sense.

The prize will be presented at the 2012 International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, to be held August 19-24, 2012, in Berlin, Germany. Past prize recipients are listed here. The members of the prize committee are

  • John Birge (Chair)
  • Gerard Cornuejols
  • Yuri Nesterov
  • Eva Tardos

Nominations should consist of a letter describing the nominee's qualifications for the prize, and a current curriculum vitae of the nominee including a list of publications. They should be sent to

John Birge
University of Chicago
Booth School of Business
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Email: John.Birge@ChicagoBooth.edu

and received by 15 November 2011. Submission of nomination materials in electronic form is strongly encouraged.