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Prize: Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present)
 
Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2019 Philippe Flajolet; Robert Sedgewick

Philippe Flajolet and Robert Sedgewick received the 2019 Mathematical Exposition Prize for their book Analytic Combinatorics, an authoritative and highly accessible compendium of its subject, which demonstrates the deep interface between combinatorial mathematics and classical analysis

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS and in the news release.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2018 Martin S Aigner; Günter M Ziegler

Awarded to Martin Aigner and Günter M. Ziegler of the Freie Universität Berlin, for Proofs from THE BOOK.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS and in the news release.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2017 Professor Dusa McDuff; Dietmar A Salamon

Awarded to Dusa McDuff and Dietmar Salamon for their book J-holomorphic Curves and Symplectic Topology. It not only develops the topic from the basics, explaining essential notions and results in detail, but also describes many of the most spectacular results in this area.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2016 David Cox; John Little; Donal O'Shea

Awarded to David Cox, John Little and Donal O'Shea for their book Ideals, Varieties, and Algorithms, which has made algebraic geometry and computational commutative algebra accessible not just to mathematicians but to students and researchers in many fields.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2015 Robert Lazarsfeld

Awarded to Robert Lazarsfeld for his books "Positivity in Algebraic Geometry I and II", published in 2004. These books were instant classics that have profoundly influenced and shaped research in algebraic geometry over the past decade.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2014 Yuri Burago; Dmitri Burago; Sergei Ivanov

Awarded to Yuri Burago, Dmitri Burago, and Sergei Ivanov for their book A Course in Metric Geometry, in recognition of excellence in exposition and promotion of fruitful ideas in geometry.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2013 John Guckenheimer; Philip Holmes

In recognition of their book, Nonlinear Oscillations, Dynamical Systems, and Bifurcations of Vector Fields (Applied Mathematical Sciences, 42, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1983; reprinted with revisions and corrections, 1990).

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2012 Michael Aschbacher; Richard Lyons; Steve Smith; Ronald Solomon

To Michael Aschbacher, Richard Lyons, Steve Smith, and Ronald Solomon for their work, The classification of finite simple groups: groups of characteristic 2 type, Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, 172, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2011.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2011 Dr H. Iwaniec

To Henryk Iwaniec for his long record of excellent exposition, both in books and in classroom notes.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2010 David Eisenbud

To David Eisenbud for his book, Commutative Algebra: With a View Toward Algebraic Geometry (Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 150, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1995. xvi+785 pp.)

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2009 I.G. MacDonald

To I.G. MacDonald for his book Symmetric Functions and Hall Polynomials (second edition, Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, 1995).

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2008 Neil Trudinger

To Neil Trudinger for his book Elliptic Partial Differential Equations of Second Order, written with the late David Gilbarg.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2007 David Mumford

To David Mumford for his beautiful expository accounts of a host of aspects of algebraic geometry, including The Red Book of Varieties and Schemes (Springer, 1988).

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2006 Lars V. Hörmander

To Lars V. Hörmander for his book, The Analysis of Linear Partial Differential Operators.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2005 Branko Grünbaum

To Branko Grünbaum for his book, Convex Polytopes.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2004 John W. Milnor

To John W. Milnor in recognition of a lifetime of expository contributions ranging across a wide spectrum of disciplines including topology, symmetric bilinear forms, characteristic classes, Morse theory, game theory, algebraic K-theory, iterated rational maps...and the list goes on.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2003 John B. Garnett

To John B. Garnett for his book, Bounded Analytic Functions (Pure and Applied Mathematics, 96, Academic Press, Inc. [Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers], New York-London, 1981, xvi + 467 pp.)

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2002 Yitzhak Katznelson

To Yitzhak Katznelson for his book on harmonic analysis.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2001 Richard P. Stanley

To Richard P. Stanley in recognition of the completion of his two-volume work Enumerative Combinatorics.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 2000 John H. Conway

To John H. Conway in recognition of his many expository contributions in automata, the theory of games, lattices, coding theory, group theory, and quadratic forms.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 1999 Serge Lang

To Serge Lang for his many mathematics books. Among Lang's most famous texts are Algebra [Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1965; Second edition, 1984; Third edition, 1993, ISBN 0-201-55540-9] and Algebraic Number Theory [Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1970; Second edition, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 110, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1994, ISBN: 0-387-94225-4].

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 1998 Joseph Silverman

To Joseph Silverman for his books, The Arithmetic of Elliptic Curves, Graduate Texts in Mathematics 106, Springer-Verlag, New; York-Berlin, 1986; and Advanced Topics in the Arithmetic of Elliptic Curves, Graduate Texts in Mathematics 151, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1994.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 1997 Anthony W. Knapp

To Anthony W. Knapp for his book, Representation Theory of Semisimple Groups (An overview based on examples), Princeton University Press, 1986, a beautifully written book which starts from scratch but takes the reader far into a highly developed subject.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 1996 Bruce C. Berndt; William Fulton

To William Fulton for his book, Intersection Theory, Springer-Verlag, "Ergebnisse series," 1984.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 1995 Jean-Pierre Serre

To Jean-Pierre Serre for his 1970 book Cours d'Arithmétique, with its English translation, published in 1973 by Springer Verlag, A Course in Arithmetic.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 1994 Ingrid Daubechies

To Ingrid Daubechies for her book, Ten Lectures on Wavelets (CBMS 61, SIAM, 1992, ISBN 0-8987-1274-2).


Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition (1993 - present) 1993 Walter Rudin

To Walter Rudin for his books Principles of Mathematical Analysis, McGraw-Hill (1953, 1964, and 1976); and Real and Complex Analysis, McGraw-Hill (1966, 1974, and1976).