JPBM Communications AwardThis award is given each year to reward and encourage communicators who, on a sustained basis, bring mathematical ideas and information to non-mathematical audiences.
About this Award
This award was established by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) in 1988. JPBM is a collaborative effort of the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the American Statistical Association.
Up to two awards of US$2,000 are made annually. Both mathematicians and non-mathematicians are eligible.Most Recent Award: 2023
Jordan Ellenberg, professor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for his clear and entertaining prose that brings the power and beauty of mathematics to a general audience.
Grant Sanderson, creator of 3Blue1Brown, for his watchable and engaging YouTube channel, with over 4 million subscribers, about discovery and creativity in mathematics.
Award announcement as seen in the news release.See previous winners
Next Award: January 2024
Nomination Period: Open
Nominations should be submitted on mathprograms.org. Note: Nominations collected before September 15th in year N, will be considered for an award in year N+2.
Please contact the AMS Secretary Office, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions.