Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics
The Wiener Prize is awarded for an outstanding contribution to "applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense."
Since 2004, the US$5,000 prize has been awarded every three years.The American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics award this prize jointly; the recipient must be a member of one of these societies.
Most Recent Prize: 2016
Constantine M. Dafermos received the 2016 Wiener Prize for his foundational work in partial differential equations and continuum physics.
About this Prize
This prize was established in 1967 in honor of Professor Norbert Wiener and was endowed by a fund from the Department of Mathematics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Photo of Norbert Wiener courtesy of the MIT Museum.