Photo of Norbert Wiener courtesy of the MIT Museum
The Wiener Prize is awarded for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense.
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.
Next Prize: January 2019
Nomination Period: 1 March – 30 June 2018
Nomination Procedure: Submit a letter of nomination describing the candidate's accomplishments including complete bibliographic citations for the work being nominated, a CV for the nominee, and a brief citation that explains why the work is important.
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. The endowment was further supplemented by a generous donor.