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Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize

Photo courtesy of Mrs. Sally Whiteman.
The Whiteman Prize recognizes notable exposition and exceptional scholarship in the history of mathematics.

About this Prize

This prize was established in 1998 using funds donated by Mrs. Sally Whiteman in memory of her husband, Albert Leon Whiteman.

The US$5,000 prize is awarded every three years.

Most Recent Prize: 2024

The 2024 Albert Leon Whiteman Prize of the American Mathematical Society is awarded to Leo Corry of Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Open University of Israel, "for his exceptional scholarship and exposition elucidating the roles of axioms and structures in the practice of modern mathematics and physics, as well as for his many contributions to the field of history of mathematics as an editor, mentor, and communicator, "

Prize announcement as seen in the news release.

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Next Prize:  January 2025

Nomination Period:  1 Feb - 31 May 2026

Nomination Procedure:  Include a short description of the work that is the basis of the nomination, including complete bibliographic citations. A curriculum vitae should be included.

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