ICIAM President's Message: Call for nominations for the ICIAM Prizes 2023

Dear Presidents of Member Societies of ICIAM,

Below you will find the "Call for nominations for the ICIAM Prizes 2023". Please distribute it amongst your members and advertise it in your society's websites and newsletters. 
Thank you very much in advance.  I also attach the word file and pdf file of the announcement.

With my best regards, 

Ya-xiang Yuan
ICIAM President
Call for nominations for the ICIAM Prizes 2023


The ICIAM Prize Committee for 2023 calls for nominations for the six ICIAM Prizes to be awarded in 2023 (the Collatz Prize, the Lagrange Prize, the Maxwell Prize, the Pioneer Prize, the Su Buchin Prize, and the Industry Prize). Each ICIAM Prize has its own special character, but each one is truly international in character.  

Nominations are therefore welcomed from every part of the world. A nomination should take into account the specifications for a particular prize (see http://www.iciam.org/iciam-prizes and see also below), and should contain the following information:

Full name and address of person nominated
Web home page if any.
Name of particular ICIAM Prize.
Justification for nomination (cite nominator's reason for considering candidate to be deserving, including explanations of the scientific and practical influence of the candidate's work and publications).
Proposed citation (concise statement about the outstanding contribution in fewer than 250 words).
CV of the nominee.
2-3 letters of support from experts in the field and/or 2-3 names of experts to be consulted by the Prize Committee.
Name and contact details of the proposer.

Nominations should be made electronically through the website https://iciamprizes.org/. The deadline for nominations is September 1st, 2021.


Please contact president@iciam.org if you have any question regarding the nomination procedure.


       ICIAM Prize committee for 2023:

l   Committee Chair:   Ya-xiang Yuan

l   Barbara Wohlmuth (Chair of Collatz Prize Subcommittee)

l   Leah Edelstein-Keshet (Chair of Lagrange Prize Subcommittee)

l   Gang Bao (Chair of Maxwell Prize Subcommittee)

l   Alfredo Bermudez (Chair of Pioneer Prize Subcommittee)

l   Lois Curfman McInnes (Chair of Su Buchin Prize Subcommittee)

l   Nira Chamberlain (Chair of Industry Prize Subcommittee)


ICIAM, the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, is the world organization for applied and industrial mathematics. Its members are mathematical societies based in more than 30 countries. For more information, see the Council's web page at http://www.iciam.org/.


Ya-xiang Yuan

ICIAM President



ICIAM Collatz Prize
The Collatz Prize was established to provide international
recognition to individual scientists under 42 years of age for
outstanding work on industrial and applied mathematics.
A recipient's 42nd birthday must not occur before 1st January
of the year in which the prize is presented.

ICIAM Lagrange Prize
The Lagrange Prize was established to provide international
recognition to individual mathematicians who have made an
exceptional contribution to applied mathematics throughout
their careers.

ICIAM Maxwell Prize
The Maxwell Prize was established to provide international
recognition to a mathematician who has demonstrated
originality in applied mathematics.

ICIAM Pioneer Prize
The Pioneer Prize was established for pioneering work
introducing applied mathematical methods and scientific
computing techniques to an industrial problem area or a new
scientific field of applications.

ICIAM Su Buchin Prize
Established in 2003 to provide international recognition of an
outstanding contribution by an individual in the application of
mathematics to emerging economies and human development,
in particular at the economic and cultural level in developing
countries. This includes efforts to improve mathematical
research and teaching in those countries.

ICIAM Industry Prize. 
The ICIAM Industry Prize was established to provide international 
recognition to scientists who have made outstanding contributions 
to innovative mathematical techniques with demonstrated impact in Industry.

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Ya-xiang Yuan

Ya-xiang Yuan is the current President of ICIAM (2019-2023). He is a professor at Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research focuses on optimization.