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E. H. Moore Research Article Prize

E. H. MooreThe Moore Prize is awarded  for an outstanding research article to have appeared in one of the AMS primary research journals (namely, the Journal of the AMS, Proceedings of the AMS, Transactions of the AMS, Memoirs of the AMS, Mathematics of Computation, Electronic Journal of Conformal Geometry and Dynamics, and  Electronic Journal of Representation Theory ) during the six calendar years ending a full year before the meeting at which the prize is awarded.

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

Next Prize
January 2016

Nomination Deadline
June 30, 2015


Most Recent Prize: 2013
Michael Larsen and Richard Pink received the 2013 E.H. Moore Research Article Prize for their article “Finite subgroups of algebraic groups” (J. Amer. Math. Soc. 24 (2011), no. 4, 1105–1158).

About this Prize
The prize was established in 2002 in honor of E. H. Moore.  Among other activities, Moore founded the Chicago branch of the American Mathematical Society, served as the Society's sixth President (1901-1902), delivered the Colloquium Lectures in 1906, and founded and nurtured the Transactions of the AMS

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