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Prize: Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize
 
Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize 2018 Dr Karen H Parshall

Sixth award: to Karen Parshall was awarded the 2018 Whiteman Prize for her outstanding work in the history of mathematics, and in particular, for her work on the evolution of mathematics in the USA and on the history of algebra, as well as for her substantial contribution to the international life of her discipline through students, editorial work, and conferences.

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


Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize 2015 Umberto Bottazzini

Fifth award: to Umberto Bottazzini was awarded the 2015 Whiteman Prize for his many works in the history of mathematics, notably on the rise of modern mathematics in Italy and on analysis in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize 2012 Joseph Warren Dauben

Fourth award: to Joseph Warren Dauben for his contributions to the history of Western and Chinese mathematics, and for deepening and broadening the international mathematical community's awareness and understanding of its history and culture.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize 2009 Jeremy John Gray

Third award: to Jeremy John Gray for his many historical works, which have not only shed great light on the history of modern mathematics but also have given an example of the ways in which historical scholarship can contribute to the understanding of mathematics and its philosophy.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize 2005 Harold M. Edwards

Second award: to Harold M. Edwards to pay tribute to his many publications over several decades that have fostered a greater understanding and appreciation of the history of mathematics, especially the theory of algebraic numbers.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.


Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize 2001 Thomas Hawkins

First award: to Thomas Hawkins to recognize an outstanding historian of mathematics whose current research and numerous publications display the highest standards of mathematical and historical sophistication.

Prize announcement as seen in Notices of the AMS.