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Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics

The Wiener Prize is awarded for an outstanding contribution to "applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense."

**Prize Details**

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.

**Previous Prizes**

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*Photo of Norbert Wiener courtesy of the MIT Museum.*