John von Neumann Lecture

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John von Neumann Lecture Prize
Awarded foroutstanding contributions to applied mathematical sciences and for effective communication of these ideas to the community
CountryUnited States
Presented bySociety for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Reward(s)USD $5,000
First awarded1959; 60 years ago (1959)
Websitewww.siam.org/prizes/sponsored/vonneumann.php

The John von Neumann Lecture Prize was established in 1959 with funds from IBM and other industry corporations, and is awarded for "outstanding and distinguished contributions to the field of applied mathematical sciences and for the effective communication of these ideas to the community".[1][2] It is considered the highest honor bestowed by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).[3][4][5] The recipient receives a monetary award and presents a survey lecture at the SIAM Annual Meeting.[6]

Past lecturers[edit]

Source: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The John von Neumann Lecture". Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  2. ^ Morris, Amanda (1 Mar 2017). "Matkowsky Receives John von Neumann Lecture Prize". Northwestern Engineering. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  3. ^ "ACM NEWS Donald E. Knuth Awarded SIAM's Highest Honor, Delivers the John von Neumann Lecture". Communications of the ACM. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  4. ^ Fung, Aliza. "Prize Speakers". International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  5. ^ Manteuffel, Tom; Crowley, Jim (March 2002). "SIAM Turns 50" (PDF). Notices of the AMS. 49 (3). Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  6. ^ Maturi, Richard (12 December 2014). "John Von Neumann Revolutionized Economic Theory". Investor's Business Daily. Retrieved 25 April 2017.