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 1924, 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
USA
Email: John.Birge@ChicagoBooth.edu
and received by 15 November 2011. Submission of nomination
materials in electronic form is strongly encouraged.
