Call for nomination of the 2015 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 2015 International Symposium on Mathematical
Programming, to be held in Pittsburgh, USA on July 1217, 2015. Past prize
recipients are listed here. The members of
the prize committee are:
 John Birge, University of Chicago
 Laurence Wolsey, Universite catholique de Louvain
 Margaret Wright (Chair), New York University
 Stephen Wright, University of Wisconsin
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
Professor Margaret Wright
Computer Science Department
Courant Institute
New York University
251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012
USA
Email: mhw@cs.nyu.edu
and received by 15 November, 2014. Submission of nomination
materials in electronic form is strongly encouraged.
