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2004 Prizes and Awards

The Prizes and Awards ceremony was held on Thursday, January 8. The occasion was well-attended, as colleagues, mentors and students joined in honoring the recipients. The awards were as follows:

For AMS:

Richard Tapia Noam Elkies (right), congratulated by AMS President Eisenbud

Award for Distinguished Public Service: Richard Tapia
Levi. L. Conant Prize: Noam D. Elkies
E.H. Moore Research Article Prize: Mark Haiman
Leroy P. Steele Prizes: Lawrence C. Evans, Nicolai V. Krylov, John W. Milnor, and Cathleen Synge Morawetz
Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry: David Gabai

John Milnor Cathleen Synge Morawetz

For AMS-SIAM
Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics: James Sethian

For AMS-SIAM-MAA:
Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student: Melanie Wood

James Sethian, with AMS and SIAM Presidents eisenbud (left) and Hyman(right) Melanie Wood with AMS, MAA and SIAM Presidents, Eisenbud, Graham and Hyman(left to right)

For AWM:
Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics Education: Bozenna Pasik-Duncan
Alice T. Schafer Prize for Excellence in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Woman: Kimberly Spears

for MAA
Certificates for Meritorious Service: Richard Barlow, Underwood Dudley, Thomas Hern, John W. Kenelly, and Stephen Ligh
Yueh-Gin Gung and Dr. Charles Y. Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics: T. Christine Stevens
Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics: Thomas Garrity, Andrew Chiang-Fung Liu, and Olympia Nicodemi

The 2004 Prizes and Awards booklet includes all the prize and award citations and the responses of the recipients.

--- Annette Emerson, AMS Public Awareness Officer

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