ICIAM President's Message: Call for nominations of ICIAM Olga Taussky-Todd Lecture 2023

Dear Presidents and Representatives of Member Societies

The Olga Taussky-Todd Lecture is held every four years at the International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM). This honor is conferred on a woman who has made outstanding contributions in applied mathematics and/or scientific computation'. 
The lecture is named in tribute to the memory of Olga Taussky-Todd, whose scientific legacy is in both theoretical and applied mathematics, and whose work exemplifies the qualities to be recognized.

The Officers and Board of ICIAM now call for nominations for the Olga Taussky-Todd Lecture, to be given at the ICIAM 2023 congress, to take place in Tokyo (Japan) from August 20 to August 25, 2023.

A nomination will consist of:

•       Full name and address of person nominated.
•       Web home page if any.
•       Justification for nomination (in at most two pages, 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).
•      2-3 letters of support from experts in the field (not mandatory). Each of them having a maximal length of two pages.
•       CV of the nominee.
•       Name and contact details of the proposer.

Nominations should be made electronically through the website https://iciamprizes.org/. The deadline for nominations is December 30th, 2021.

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

Olga Taussky-Todd Committee for 2023:

Lisa Fauci, Chair (Tulane University)
Mirjam  Dür (University of Augsburg) 
Isabelle Gallagher (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
Suzanne Weekes (SIAM and Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Mary Wheeler (University of Texas at Austin)
Guiying Yan (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

 Attached with this email are two files of the call for nominations, one in PDF and other in word. I hope that 

you will kindly forward the call to the members of your society and put the call in your society's website and 

newsletter in order to give it maximum visibility. Thank you very much for your help in advance.

    With my best regards

  Ya-xiang Yuan 

ICIAM President

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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.